A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 3206Y
A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Meiji period (late 19th century)
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A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Meiji period (late 19th century) A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Meiji period (late 19th century) A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Meiji period (late 19th century) A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago Meiji period (late 19th century)
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A wood and ivory netsuke of tengu no tamago
Meiji period (late 19th century)
The hatchling shown struggling to free itself from its egg, it wings emanating flames and breaking the shell at the sides, the himotoshi formed by the tengu's emerging foot from the bottom of the shell, the exterior decorated with fallen leafs in inlaid ivory and horn, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed illegibly in a shell reserve
1 5/8in (4cm) wide
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