The Craftsman's Eye
Netsuke and traditional Accessories from the Personal Collection of Jack Coutu (1924-2017) (online-only sale)

25 Nov - 9 Dec 2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke of exaggerated curved form with a snail By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved September 1998 (no.287) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke with a grasshopper and mushrooms By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved March 1998 (no.280) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke with a peregrine falcon and young By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved February 2001 (no.306) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved February-March 2008 (no.329) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke with pelicans By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved September 1996 (no.263) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke with a pike and minnows By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, circa 1980-1981 (no.82)

A boar-tusk netsuke By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved April-May 2006 (no.326) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke with an ichthyosaur By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved April 1981 (no.83) (2)

A boar-tusk netsuke with a newt By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved September 1995 (no.251) (2)

Two boar-tusk netsuke By Jack Coutu (1924-2017), English, carved February 1991 (no.189) and January 1999 (no.288) (4)

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