Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century
Lot 77
Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro
18th to 19th century
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,252) inc. premium
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Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro 18th to 19th century
Lot Details
Eleven wood netsuke and one wood inro
18th to 19th century
Comprising: Benkei dragging the bell of Mii temple, signed Sanko, 4.2cm (1 5/8in) high; the second of a coiled rat, signed Masamichi, 4cm (1½in); the third of a shishi with a paw resting over a reticulated ball, unsigned, 4.1cm (1 5/8in); the fourth of a seated artisan decorating a jar, signed Gyokuso, 3.3cm (1¼in); the fifth of a millstone-dresser seated behind his millstone, signed in a raden reserve Ryukei, 3.7cm (1 5/8in); the sixth of a seated Shojo holding a sakazuki, signed Minkoku, 4cm (1½in) high; the seventh of Taira no Tadamori apprehending the oil thief, signed illegibly, 4.5cm (1¾in) high; the eighth of a man, seated cross-legged, naked to his waist, his chin resting on his folded arms, looking anxiously as the moxa treatment is applied to his shoulders, signed Sozan, 3.6cm (1 3/8in) high; the ninth of a standing foreigner clutching a gourd in one hand and a sakazuki in the other, unsigned, 10.2cm (4in) high; the tenth of a karako kneeling and embracing to his chest a bowl of peaches on a Chinese stand, signed Goto, 3.8cm (1½in) high; the eleventh of three dangomushi (woodlouse) on driftwood, signed with silvered-metal seal, 6.1cm (2 3/8in) long; the last a two-case wood inro in the form of a seated man, clutching his left leg, his face distorted by pain, unsigned, 7cm (2¾in) high. (12).

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 十一点(弁慶と三井寺鐘、鼠、絵付師、石臼仕上工、灸を据える男、平忠盛と油坊主、他)
    木彫印籠 一点 苦痛に叫ぶ男意匠
    18-19世紀
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