A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Edo period (late 18th century)
Lot 3113
A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Edo period (late 18th century)
Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium
Auction Details
A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Edo period (late 18th century) A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Edo period (late 18th century) A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Edo period (late 18th century) A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Edo period (late 18th century)
Lot Details
A ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago
Edo period (late 18th century)
The hatchling carved forcing himself out of his broken shell, one wing free as he struggles to get the other loose, the ivory well worn and bearing a warm patina
1 7/8in (4.8cm) long
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