Ivory netsuke of monkey, snake with bird by Seigyoku, late 19th century
Lot 3173Y
A stained ivory figural netsuke By Seigyoku, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A stained ivory figural netsuke
By Seigyoku, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Carved as a monkey attempting to rescue a small bird from the jaws of a gigantic snake, the simian tugging at one wing of the bird while hoisting the coiling body of the snake over its shoulder, with inlaid eyes, signed Seigyoku
1 5/8in (4.2cm) high
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