London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
An ivory netsuke of a clam shell
19th Century, signed
carved with a rat clambering on one side, light horn inset eyes, signature to reverse -- 1 5/8in. (4.1cm.) wide; and an ivory netsuke of a group of fruit, deeply carved with pomegranates and peaches connected with various nuts and leaves, signature to base -- 1 5/8in. (4.1cm.) wide, (minor wear).
See Illustration. (2)
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