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Wood netsuke with 3 monkeys signed Minko.
Very unusual wood netsuke with 3 Monkeys on each others shoulders, a twist on the hear, speak, see no evil. While not what you would expect this has great merit in fur work and fase, signed on back With Kao Minko.
Some nibbles.
Late 18th Early 19th C
High 71mm – 22mm wide.
Code W424
£650


Wood netsuke with Dragon curled amongst smoke.
Super box wood netsuke with a coiled dragon holding a pearl while smoke swirls around him. Eye inlaid in horn.
Late 18th Early 19th C
High 43mm – 44mm wide.
Code W423
S
OLD


Wood Shunga netsuke with seated lady and child.
This very good wood netsuke has a lady seated with bear breast, and a child in her arms. The underside has within the himotoshi her privates, I like the way when the cord knot sat inside it covered her up.
Mid 19th C
High 40mm – 41mm wide.
Code W422
£1200


Wood netsuke with Daruma, Signed Hogan ?.
This good and classic Shumin style wood netsuke has Daruma seated in meditation. Eyes and nipples are inlaid as are the himotoshi linings.  Signed on bottom Hogen but unsure on the rest could read Kazutomo .
Late 18th Early 19th C
High 40mm – 43mm wide.
Code W421
£785


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