A boxwood figural netsuke<BR />By Sakai Masami (b. 1937), after 1980
Lot 3178
A boxwood figural netsuke
By Sakai Masami (b. 1937), after 1980
Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A boxwood figural netsuke
By Sakai Masami (b. 1937), after 1980
Realistically carved and incised as a seated rabbit with its right forepaw raised, with inlaid horn eyes and details heightened with black stain, signed Masami

With tomobako inscribed Usagi (rabbit), signed and sealed by the artist
1 3/4in (4.5cm) long

Footnotes

  • Sakai Masami was the daughter and pupil of Sakai Shinzan Masanao (1904-1982)
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