An ivory netsuke and an ivory okimono Meiji
Lot 22Y
An ivory netsuke and an ivory okimono Meiji
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
10 Jul 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 20651
An ivory netsuke and an ivory okimono Meiji An ivory netsuke and an ivory okimono Meiji
Lot Details
An ivory netsuke and an ivory okimono
Meiji
The first a karakuri-netsuke formed as a wasp resting on its nest, containing grubs which protrude when upturned, with inlaid horn eyes and tips, 5.3cm long, the okimono depicting 'the disappointed ratcatcher', crouched over his trap but turning with horrified expression to watch two rats escape over his back, inlaid horn pupils,
4.9cm long
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  1. Ian Glennie
    Specialist - Japanese Art
    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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