A rare ebony netsuke of Shoki on a shishi 19th century
Lot 191*
A rare ebony netsuke of Shoki on a shishi 19th century
£3,500 - 4,000
US$ 5,900 - 6,700
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A rare ebony netsuke of Shoki on a shishi 19th century
Lot Details
A rare ebony netsuke of Shoki on a shishi
19th century
The demon-queller seated on top of the large beast, encircled by its swirling tail, about to step down and bearing an angry expression while holding his broad sword, the wood is slightly worn and the eye pupils inlaid with brass, unsigned. 6.4cm (2½in).

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  • 木彫根付 鍾馗と獅子 無銘 19世紀

    Provenance: Charles A. Greenfield collection, purchased at Sotheby's New York, 18th September 1998, lot 26.
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