A rare ivory netsuke of a running kirin 19th century
Lot 3Y
A rare ivory netsuke of a running kirin
19th century
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
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A rare ivory netsuke of a running kirin 19th century
Lot Details
A rare ivory netsuke of a running kirin
19th century
The kirin running headlong through a mass of swirling clouds, flames licking its flanks and its tail stretching out at the back, carved in openwork and forming a compact composition, the ivory slightly worn and lightly stained, unsigned. 5.1cm (2in) wide.

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  • 象牙彫根付 麒麟 無銘 19世紀
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