16 June 1999
AN IVORY NETSUKE
Edo Period (19th Century)
Of Toenmei laughing and seated leaning against a large sake jar holding a sake cup in one hand and a conveniently long ladle, age crack
1.5/8in. (4.1cm.) wide
J. Norman Collie Collection
H.G. Beasley Collection
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Illustrated in Henri L. Joly, Legend in Japanese Art (London, 1908), p.472.
Red Cross Exhibition, no. 212, pl. XCIX.
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