Two ivory netsuke converted from foreign objects
17th and 18th century
The first a Chinese plaque of rectangular form carved in relief with with a bird perched on a branch, the ivory somewhat worn and bearing a good patina, unsigned, 6cm (2⅜in); the second derived from a Benin sculpture of a woman, wearing a conical hat, kneeling and holding her breasts, unsigned, 7.3cm (2⅞in). (2).
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