A wood netsuke of a standing horse
Lot 2012
A wood netsuke of a standing horse Edo period (18th century)
Sold for US$ 35,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
A wood netsuke of a standing horse
Edo period (18th century)
Shown standing with its feet together and head lowered and looking back to the left, the long, flowing tail sweeping around the back and forming the himotoshi in a compact composition
2 7/8in (7.3cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex Joseph Seo collection
    ex Charles Greenfield collection

    A similar example of a standing horse formerly in the collections of Frederick Meinertzhagen and Mark T. Hindson was sold Sotheby's, London, June 21, 1995, The Carlo Monzino Collection of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer, Property of a Private Trust, lot 178.
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