An ivory netsuke of a shishi Kyoto, late 18th century
Lot 2Y
An ivory netsuke of a shishi
Kyoto, late 18th century
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
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An ivory netsuke of a shishi Kyoto, late 18th century An ivory netsuke of a shishi Kyoto, late 18th century An ivory netsuke of a shishi Kyoto, late 18th century
Lot Details
An ivory netsuke of a shishi
Kyoto, late 18th century
Seated, its head turned to the right and with a loose ball in its open mouth as it protects a large smooth ball beneath one forepaw, the slightly-worn ivory of good colour and the eye pupils inlaid, unsigned. 4.8cm (1 7/8in).

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  • 象牙彫根付 玉取獅子 無銘 18世紀後期
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