Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 308:

A Japanese ivory netsuke in the form of...

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Start price: £150

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A Japanese ivory netsuke in the form of a finger citron/Buddha’s hand, Meiji period. Together with ivory ‘Gingko nuts’ netsuke, with maker’s mark. Finger citron approx. 6cm length. Nuts 4cm length. (2)

Provenance: Property of an English gentleman, acquired in the 1990s and early 2000s. Loss to one wing of a butterfly on the finger citron netsuke. No other visible damage or repair. The ‘ginko’ nuts are in good condition.

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