London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
An ivory and bronze inlaid manju netsuke
19th Century, signed
of circular shape, inset with an gilt and copper inlaid bronze model of a boat with three figures in, beside bamboo and waves with a bird in flight above, the reverse with an inset mother-of-pearl signed tablet -- 1 5/8in. (4.1cm.) diam., (minor wear).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Masterpieces owned by the couple — including works by Picasso, Monet and Matisse — come to Christie’s in New York this November
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how the British Museum’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery — opening 18 October — will offer a fresh perspective on its Islamic art