A wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga Early 19th century
Lot 162*
A wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga Early 19th century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
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A wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga Early 19th century
Lot Details
A wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga
Early 19th century
Modelled, standing with exaggeratedly long legs, with one hand raised, scratching his head, his eye pupils of dark horn, wearing a short straw skirt from which is suspended a long tobacco pipe and tobacco pouch inscribed with the characters hi no yojin (beware of fire); unsigned. 17.2cm (6¾in) long.

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  • 木彫差根付 足長 無銘 19世紀前期

    Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell collection, sold at Christie's London, part II, 18th October 1988, lot 185.
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