London, South Kensington
9 July 1998
An ivory manju netsuke
incised with a bearded warrior on horseback -- 2in. (5.2cm) diam.; another incised with a map of Japan -- 2.7/8in. (7.3cm) wide; another incised with a figure seated on the back of a bearded sennin -- 2.7/8in. (7.3cm) wide; a square ivory manju netsuke incised with two leaping rabbits, another to the reverse -- 1¾in. (4.5cm) wide; a bone manju netsuke incised with an oni mask -- 2in. (5.1cm) diam., signed; an ivory manju netsuke incised with a farmer in a straw cape -- 2.1/8in. (5.4cm) wide; and a leaf shaped ivory netsuke -- 2½in. (6.4cm) wide, (fine age cracks).
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