An ivory netsuke of a rat Kyoto, late 18th century
Lot 205Y
An ivory netsuke of a rat Kyoto, late 18th century
£1,200 - 1,500
US$ 2,000 - 2,500
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An ivory netsuke of a rat Kyoto, late 18th century An ivory netsuke of a rat Kyoto, late 18th century
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An ivory netsuke of a rat
Kyoto, late 18th century
Seated, its head turned back to the right and bearing an alert expression as it holds its tail around its body with two paws, the slightly-worn ivory bearing a good patina and the eyes inlaid, inscribed in an oval reserve Masanao.
3.8cm (1½in).

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  • 象牙彫根付 鼠 銘「正直」 18世紀後期

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