A small ivory netsuke of a shishi 19th century
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A small ivory netsuke of a shishi 19th century
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A small ivory netsuke of a shishi
19th century
Curled into a ball, clutching its body with all paws and snarling, its open mouth containing a loose ball, the translucent toned ivory is slightly worn and is of a good colour, unsigned.
2.8cm (1 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫根付 玉獅子(口遊玉含) 無銘 19世紀 

    Published: Rosemary Bandini, ibid., p.17, no.25.
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