An ivory netsuke of a boy oxherd and ox After Tomotada, Kyoto, early 19th century
Lot 41Y
An ivory netsuke of a boy oxherd and ox
After Tomotada, Kyoto, early 19th century
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,198) inc. premium
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An ivory netsuke of a boy oxherd and ox
After Tomotada, Kyoto, early 19th century
Comprising a young boy wearing a loose coat, clasping a rope halter as he clambers onto the back of the recumbent ox which lies with its body curled to the left and its legs drawn in for compactness, the slightly worn ivory bearing a good patina and the eye pupils inlaid, inscribed in an oval reserve Tomotada. 5.4cm (2 1/8in).
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