London, South Kensington
17 August 2000
An ivory netsuke of a boy scholar
asleep at a desk, his head tilted to the right resting on his left arm -- 1½in. (4cm.) diam.; and an ivory netsuke of an old man seated, holding an open scroll between his hands -- 1in. (2½cm.) high, both with incised signatures, 19th Century, (age cracks).
See Illustration. (2)
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