A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912)
Lot 8894Y
A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912)
Sold for US$ 687 inc. premium

Lot Details
A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912) A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912) A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912) A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912) A two-section ivory figural netsuke By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912)
Japanese Netsuke Okimono
Property from Various Owners
A two-section ivory figural netsuke
By Keiun (Omura Minosuke, b. 1912)
Featuring Rosei's Dream, the Chinese commoner napping on the pillow of Kantan, the daybed opening to reveal his dream as great and powerful official carved in shallow relief to the interior, the fan with translucent mica inlay, signed Keiun, the finely rendered details heightened with dark stain.
1 3/4in (4.5cm) long

Footnotes

  • For a very similar netsuke of 'Rosei's Dream' by Keiun see Miriam Kinsey, Contemporary Netsuke (Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, 1977), p. 77, fig. 55.
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