A large wood netsuke of a recumbent shishi By Masataka, early to mid 19th century
Lot 199*
A large wood netsuke of a recumbent shishi By Masataka, early to mid 19th century
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
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A large wood netsuke of a recumbent shishi By Masataka, early to mid 19th century A large wood netsuke of a recumbent shishi By Masataka, early to mid 19th century A large wood netsuke of a recumbent shishi By Masataka, early to mid 19th century
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A large wood netsuke of a recumbent shishi
By Masataka, early to mid 19th century
Lying with its head raised and turned to the left, its legs drawn in for compactness and its tail curling forward around the left flank, signed in a rounded rectangular reserve Masataka.
6cm (2⅜in).

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  • 木彫根付 獅子 銘「正高」 19世紀前期-中期

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London, 18th July 1984, lot 229.
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