An ivory netsuke of Ryujin holding a tama
Lot 2081Y
An ivory netsuke of Ryujin holding a tama Kyoto, Edo period (18th century)
Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium
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An ivory netsuke of Ryujin holding a tama
Kyoto, Edo period (18th century)
The powerful figure standing and looking slightly to the right, his left hand cradling a sacred jewel and his right hand held up to the side of his chin, his face held in a fierce scowl framed by curly beard and locks, eyes inlaid in dark horn
3 5/8in (9.3cm) high
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