A rare boxwood netsuke of a shishi mask  By Kokushosai, 19th century
Lot 112Y
A rare boxwood netsuke of a shishi mask By Kokushosai, 19th century
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,733) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare boxwood netsuke of a shishi mask  By Kokushosai, 19th century
A rare boxwood netsuke of a shishi mask
By Kokushosai, 19th century
Spiritedly carved with flowing curls, the lower jaw hinged on an ivory bar, the eyes with inlaid ivory pupils and the movable ears of shibuichi, signed Kokusho with seal sai.
3.8cm (1½in).

Footnotes

  • 木・象牙彫面根付 獅子頭 銘「谷松 齋(方印)」 19世紀

    The maker is recorded in The Meinertzhagen Card Index, p.374.
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