A small boxwood netsuke of a shishi Early 19th century
Lot 196*
A small boxwood netsuke of a shishi Early 19th century
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,785) inc. premium
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A small boxwood netsuke of a shishi
Early 19th century
The shishi bearing a fierce expression as it curls in a ball with its legs and tail drawn in for compactness, a small loose ball in its open mouth, the well-toned wood is slightly worn, unsigned. 3.2cm (1¼in).

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  • 木彫根付 玉獅子(口遊玉含) 無銘 19世紀前期

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London in 1985.
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