Three ivory netsuke of mythical animals 19th century
Lot 8Y
Three ivory netsuke of mythical animals
19th century
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Three ivory netsuke of mythical animals
19th century
The first of a shishi recumbent on a large mokugyo, the handle formed of two dragons clutching a tama in their mouths, a hossu carved in relief beneath, unsigned, 3.8cm (1½in); the second of a shishi bearing a malevolent expression and lying on a rectangular base, holding a large ball, unsigned, 3.8cm (1½in); the third of a kirin standing on a base with its head and tail exaggeratedly raised, unsigned, 3.2cm (1¼in). (3).
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