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Wood netsuke with a oni cowering under hat, signed Ikko.
Good wood netsuke with a oni desperately trying to hide away under a hat so as to avoid the setsuban beans. Signed on the base Ikko Nagoya school.
Late 18thC.
Size 28mm high – 30mm wide.
Code : W386
£1650

Wood netsuke with a Raiden resting on his getas, signed Mitsunao.
Very good carving of Raiden resting on his getas in readiness to bang them together his drum slung over his shoulder, his horns inlaid with ivory, and eyes in horn. Signed Mitsunao.
Early 19thC.
Size 40mm high – 55mm wide.
Code : W385
£2800

Wood netsuke with a cluster of aubergines and melons.
Very fine carving of a cluster of aubergines (eggplants) and melons.
Ex T. S. Davy collection.
Early 19thC.
Size 25mm high – 38mm wide.
Code : W384
£1150

 

Wood netsuke with a worker at a grindstone, signed Shoju.
Rare artist Shoju wood netsuke with a gentleman seated at a grindstone holding one hand behind his back as if hurting it, he seems to have a grimace on his face. Signed on the bottom Shoju.
Early 19C.
Size 38mm high – 35mm wide.
Code : W382
£850

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