IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE
An ivory netsuke of a rat on a candle
Kyoto, early 19th century
The rodent seated on a large candle with one forepaw raised as it nibbles at a morsel of wax, the ivory slightly worn and bearing a good patina, the eyes and the burnt candlewick inlaid, unsigned. 5.1cm (2in).
- Please note the estimate on this lot should read £500-600