London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
Two Japanese ivory netsuke, one signed Shounsai, 18th and 19th Century
the first of a seated shishi on an oval base, showing off its fangs; the other of the beast ready to pounce, standing on a rectangular pierced base, signed with kao -- 1 3/8in. (3.5cm.) high maximum. (2)
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