Three gold menuki First by Osaki Yoshiaki (active circa 1848), 19th century; the second by Nagatsune (1722-1787), late 18th century
Lot 1124
Three gold menuki First by Osaki Yoshiaki (active circa 1848); the second by Nagatsune (1722-1787)
US$ 4,000 - 5,000
£2,300 - 2,900
Auction Details
Lot Details
Three gold menuki
First by Osaki Yoshiaki (active circa 1848); the second by Nagatsune (1722-1787)
The first formed as Shakyamuni, his robes gathered close to his body, his eyes shakudo zogan, signed Yoshiaki; the second carved as two signal fans (gunbai) decorated in shakudo hira-zogan and taka-zogan, signed Nagatsune; the third carved as a a hunter setting a trap while he hides beneath the skin of a fox (kitsune-gari)

With a fitted wood box
1 5/8in (4cm) wide (the largest); weight: 7.7; 11.3; 13.6g
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