London, South Kensington
22 February 2007
From the Collection of the late Peter Cochrane
A Japanese wood netsuke of a Tengu no Tamago, 19th Century
carved with the creatures head and wing visible within its half broken egg shell, leaves in relief to its underside, stained ivory inlay to rim of himotoshi - 1¾in. (4.5cm.) wide.
Ex. Peter Cochrane Collection.
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