A group of five netsuke 19th century

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Lot 9479Y Ф
A group of five netsuke
19th century

Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

22 Mar 2016, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Property from the Collection of Gertrude Drake, Kansas City, Missouri
A group of five netsuke
19th century
Comprising a wood study of two mushrooms, one inlaid with a small ivory slug; a horn figure of oni nenbutsu (demon reciting prayers) in the guise of a monk soliciting donations (chips); a boxwood study of a cluster of mushrooms; an ivory box-form netsuke with an inlaid mother-of-pearl 'moon' (losses); and a stained ivory carving of a snail on a mushroom near branches with small pine cones, signed Gyoku[i] (handling wear).
1 3/4in (4.5cm) length of last

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A group of five netsuke 19th century
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A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
A group of five netsuke 19th century
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