An ivory netsuke of a grazing horse 18th century
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An ivory netsuke of a grazing horse 18th century
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An ivory netsuke of a grazing horse
18th century
Of somewhat flattened form, standing with its head lowered to the right and its tail swishing around at the back, the rather worn ivory bearing a rich patina and the eye pupils inlaid, unsigned. 7.3cm (2 7/8in).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫根付 立馬 無銘 18世紀

    Provenance: Adrienne Barbanson collection, purchased in Paris, 1954.

    Published: Adrienne Barbanson, ibid., pp.34-35, colour pl.9.

    For a netsuke of a grazing horse carved in a similar manner, see Arlette Katchen, ibid., vol.2, p.271, colour pl.K151.
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