Fine Netsuke from the Adrienne Barbanson Collection
13 May 2013, starting at 17:00 BST.

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1 An ivory netsuke of a rat Kyoto, early 19th century £6,000
US$ 10,084
JPY 1.03 million
2 A boxwood netsuke of a rat on a Venus clam By Seiosai (or Shoosai), early 19th century £1,875
US$ 3,151
JPY 322,023
3 A small ivory netsuke of a rat and candle By Ranseki, Kyoto, 19th century £5,625
US$ 9,454
JPY 966,069
4 A wood netsuke of a seated rat By Matsuda Sukenaga (1810-1871), Takayama, Hida Province, 19th century £10,625
US$ 17,858
JPY 1.82 million
5 A wood netsuke of a rat By Ikkan, Nagoya, 19th century £4,750
US$ 7,983
JPY 815,792
6 A wood netsuke of numerous rats By Ittan, Nagoya, 19th century £7,250
US$ 12,185
JPY 1.25 million
7 A wood netsuke of a recumbent ox By Matsuda Sukenaga (1810-1871), Takayama, Hida Province, 19th century £9,375
US$ 15,757
JPY 1.61 million
8 A fine wood netsuke of a female hare By Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century £43,250
US$ 72,695
JPY 7.43 million
9 A wood netsuke of a tiger By Tametaka, Nagoya, 18th century £10,625
US$ 17,858
JPY 1.82 million
10 A wood netsuke of a snake By Tadatoshi (circa 1770-1840), Nagoya, 19th century £21,250
US$ 35,717
JPY 3.65 million
11 A rare wood netsuke of a snake By Toyokazu, Tanba, 19th century £9,375
US$ 15,757
JPY 1.61 million
12 An ivory netsuke of a snake 19th century £8,125
US$ 13,656
JPY 1.4 million
13 An unusual wood netsuke of a grazing horse By Tametaka, Nagoya, 18th century £37,250
US$ 62,610
JPY 6.4 million
14 An ivory netsuke of a grazing horse 18th century £3,500
US$ 5,882
JPY 601,110
15 A small boxwood netsuke of a recumbent horse By Tanaka Minko (1735-1816), Tsu, late 18th/early 19th century £7,500
US$ 12,606
JPY 1.29 million
16 A wood netsuke of a monkey and child By Kano Tomokazu, Gifu, early 19th century £11,250
US$ 18,909
JPY 1.93 million
17 An ivory netsuke of a monkey After Kaigyokusai Masatsugu, Osaka, late 19th century £5,250
US$ 8,824
JPY 901,665
18 An ivory netsuke of a seated monkey By Okatomo, Kyoto, early 19th century £9,375
US$ 15,757
JPY 1.61 million
19 A wood netsuke of a monkey By Kano Tomokazu, Gifu, early 19th century £6,000
US$ 10,084
JPY 1.03 million
20 A fine wood netsuke of three monkeys By Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century £63,650
US$ 106,984
JPY 10.9 million
21 A wood netsuke of a cockerel By Hara Shugetsu II, 19th century £1,875
US$ 3,151
JPY 322,023
22 A wood netsuke of a recumbent boar Late 18th century £2,375
US$ 3,991
JPY 407,896
23 An ivory netsuke of a running wild boar Style of Okatomo, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century £4,000
US$ 6,723
JPY 686,982
24 An ivory netsuke of a wild boar By Kunitomo, Kyoto, 18th century £2,250
US$ 3,781
JPY 386,427
25 An ivory netsuke of a running boar Style of Okatomo, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century £16,250
US$ 27,313
JPY 2.79 million
26 A lacquered ivory netsuke of a duck By Ryugyoku, late 19th/early 20th century £1,062
US$ 1,785
JPY 182,479
27 A lacquered wood netsuke of a gull By Koma Kansai, 19th century £1,375
US$ 2,311
JPY 236,150
28 A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume ('Tongue-cut Sparrow') By Hide, 19th century £1,750
US$ 2,941
JPY 300,555
29 An ivory netsuke of a formalised sparrow By Shoyusai, Kyoto, early 19th century £3,125
US$ 5,252
JPY 536,705
30 An ivory netsuke of quail on millet After Okatomo, Kyoto, 19th century £7,250
US$ 12,185
JPY 1.25 million
31 An ivory netsuke of a fugu (blow-fish) By Bashusai Keiun, (1912-1987), Kyoto and Uji, 20th century £4,375
US$ 7,353
JPY 751,387
32 An ivory netsuke of a cat on a desiccated fish Late 18th/early 19th century £3,500
US$ 5,882
JPY 601,110
33 An ivory netsuke of several edible fish By Moritoshi, late 19th century £5,625
US$ 9,454
JPY 966,069
34 An ivory netsuke of a himono (desiccated fish) Early 19th century £1,250
US$ 2,101
JPY 214,682
35 An ivory netsuke of a fish and flower By Hogyoku, Edo/Tokyo, 19th century £3,125
US$ 5,252
JPY 536,705
36 A small wood netsuke of a toad By Yukinao, Ise, 19th century £2,125
US$ 3,571
JPY 364,959
37 A wood netsuke of a tree-frog on a lotus-seed pod By Matsuda Sukenaga (1810-1871), Takayama, Hida Province, 19th century £20,000
US$ 33,616
JPY 3.43 million
38 A rare lacquered netsuke of a recumbent deer By the Kajikawa Family, 19th century £6,000
US$ 10,084
JPY 1.03 million
39 A rare ivory netsuke of a hatching turtle By Ohara Mitsuhiro (1810-1875), Osaka, 19th century £46,850
US$ 78,746
JPY 8.05 million
40 A small wood netsuke of nuts By Bazan, Nagoya, 19th century £2,000
US$ 3,361
JPY 343,491
41 A wood netsuke of ants and centipede on driftwood 19th century £4,750
US$ 7,983
JPY 815,792
42 A wood netsuke of a chestnut By Morita Soko (1879-1942), Tokyo, 20th century £6,000
US$ 10,084
JPY 1.03 million
43 A fine wood netsuke of a kirin Kyoto, late 18th century £39,650
US$ 66,644
JPY 6.81 million
44 A rare ivory netsuke of two kappa By Ikkosai Toun, Edo, 19th century £37,250
US$ 62,610
JPY 6.4 million
45 An ivory netsuke of a kappa on a clam By Rensai, late 19th century £18,750
US$ 31,515
JPY 3.22 million
46 A rare ivory netsuke of Roshi and a baku Early 19th century £23,750
US$ 39,919
JPY 4.08 million
47 A wood gigaku mask netsuke of a tengu By Kano Tessai (1845-1925), Gifu, late 19th/early 20th century £1,000
US$ 1,680
JPY 171,745
48 A wood netsuke of a mermaid By Tadatoshi (circa 1770-1840), Nagoya, 19th century £11,875
US$ 19,959
JPY 2.04 million
49 An ivory netsuke of a female ghost Late 19th century £4,750
US$ 7,983
JPY 815,792
50 A netsuke of an octopus ghost and monkey Tsu, late 18th/early 19th century £4,750
US$ 7,983
JPY 815,792
51 A boxwood netsuke of the ghost of Oiwa By Yasufusa, 20th century £5,000
US$ 8,404
JPY 858,728
52 A late ivory netsuke of a female ghost By Hojoin, late 19th/early 20th century £1,500
US$ 2,521
JPY 257,618
53 A wood netsuke of the ghost of an ubume By Masatoshi, 19th century £10,000
US$ 16,808
JPY 1.72 million
54 A wood netsuke of Ro Chishin 19th century £4,375
US$ 7,353
JPY 751,387
55 A wood netsuke of Ono no Komachi By Sanraku, 19th century £1,375
US$ 2,311
JPY 236,150
56 A wood netsuke of a coral fisherman After Kano Tomokazu, 19th century £875
US$ 1,470
JPY 150,277
57 A wood netsuke of a cooper By Morita Soko (1879-1942), Tokyo, 20th century £8,750
US$ 14,707
JPY 1.5 million
58 A wood netsuke of Kintoki By Ouchi Sosui, Tokyo (1911-1972), 20th century £8,750
US$ 14,707
JPY 1.5 million

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