An ivory netsuke of a running dragon
Lot 2003Y
An ivory netsuke of a running dragon Kyoto, Edo period (18th century)
Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium
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An ivory netsuke of a running dragon
Kyoto, Edo period (18th century)
Carved as a lithe, serpentine dragon running while holding a sacred jewel in his front right paw, his feet and claws tucked in close to his body forming a compact composition, stained dark
6in (15.2cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    ex collection His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, KG.,KT.,KP, sold Christie's, London Japanese Art and Design Including Netsuke from the Estate of His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, KG.,KT.,KP, 12 & 13 July, 2006, lot 674
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