London, South Kensington
8 November 2007
A shibuichi hako netsuke, signed Noriyuki, Hamano, early to mid 19th Century
worked in hirazogan with a rabbit crouched down beside another seated and alert amidst autumnal grasses, below a full moon revealing itself from behind clouds, one rabbit and the moon are pierced in silhouette, signed Noriyuki (Kuzui) and sealed -- 1 7/16in. (3.6cm.)
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