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Ivory netsuke of a dancer seated in the yawning daruma pose.
Superb quality ivory netsuke of maybe a sparrow dancer or street porter, seated in the yawning daruma pose after his meditation. late 18C with a very nice patina.
Size 53mm High.
Code : 078
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An Ivory group of the three Han Generals by Kobayashi Shushin.
This is a superb and hard to find subject of the Han Generals. Here they are all huddled together forming a triad, Choi seated between Gentoku and Kanyu, the latter typically depicted grasping his beard whilst Gentoku holds a cup. Great detail in the garments and face’s. Sumi stain on hair.
Signed by the 19C carver Kobayashi Shushin. Matrial by this carver is rare to find.
Provenance : Sothebys London.
Size: 28mm High.
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Code : 047

Ivory netsuke of 4 Quails
4 quails on top of millet the leaves creating the natural himotoshi in several places. Superb carving very crisp detail although unsigned it is attributed to the Okotomo school.
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Code : 005

Ivory netsuke of a Ghost/goblin signed
Finely carved, ivory netsuke of a ghost or goblin carved in ivory signed.
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Code : 013

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