Three ivory animal netsuke Early 18th to early 19th century
Lot 10Y
Three ivory animal netsuke
Early 18th to early 19th century
£1,500 - 1,800
US$ 2,500 - 3,000
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NETSUKE
The Property from an English private collection
(lots 1-22)
Three ivory animal netsuke
Early 18th to early 19th century
The first of a ferocious tiger standing, with its head turned to the right, on an asymmetric base, the somewhat worn ivory bearing a fine patina, unsigned, 5.1cm (2in); the second of two shishi, one climbing onto the others back, on a rectangular base, unsigned, 3.8cm (1½in); the third of two pups reclining on a circular woven mat, their eyes inlaid, unsigned, 3.5cm (1 3/8in). (3).
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  1. Suzannah Yip
    Specialist - Japanese Art
    Bonhams
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