A wood netsuke of Kuan'u, style of Jogyoku
Lot 2068
A wood netsuke of Guan Yu Edo period (18th/19th century), style of Jogyoku
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
A wood netsuke of Guan Yu
Edo period (18th/19th century), style of Jogyoku
The god of war carved standing, turned slightly to the right, holding a halberd in his right hand and stroking his long beard with the other, the wood bearing a warm and rich patina
3 7/8in (9.7cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex Carlo Monzino collection, sold Sotheby's, London, The Carlo Monzino Collection of Netsuke, Inro and Lacquer, The Property of a Private Trust, lot 47

    For a similar example see Neil K Davey, Netsuke,:A comprehensive study based on the M. T. Hindson Collection (London, 1974), p.129, no.380.
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