Two wood netsuke The first by Hojitsu and and the second by Minkosai, 19th century
Lot 173
Two wood netsuke The first by Hojitsu and and the second by Minkosai, 19th century
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,400 - 1,700
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Two wood netsuke The first by Hojitsu and and the second by Minkosai, 19th century Two wood netsuke The first by Hojitsu and and the second by Minkosai, 19th century
Lot Details
Two wood netsuke
The first by Hojitsu and and the second by Minkosai, 19th century
The first a boy enveloped in the cloak of a shishimai mask, the shishi-head with open mouth resting at his side, the wood slightly-worn and the eyes inlaid, signed Hojitsu, 4.2cm (1 5/8in); the second 'the clam's dream', the shell open to reveal a scene of figures in the precincts of a castle, signed Minkosai, 5.1cm (2in). (2).

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  • 木彫根付 二点 (獅子舞と男児、蛤の夢) 19世紀
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