An ebony netsuke of a shishi and cub By Sato Masayoshi, 19th century
Lot 188*
An ebony netsuke of a shishi and cub By Sato Masayoshi, 19th century
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An ebony netsuke of a shishi and cub By Sato Masayoshi, 19th century An ebony netsuke of a shishi and cub By Sato Masayoshi, 19th century
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An ebony netsuke of a shishi and cub
By Sato Masayoshi, 19th century
The former seated, her head turned down to the left as she protects her offspring beneath one raised forepaw, an openwork brocade ball containing a loose ball at her feet, signed Masayoshi. 4.2cm (1⅝in).

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  • 木彫根付 親子獅子 銘「正義」 19世紀

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's New York, 2nd October 1985, lot 510.
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