Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 310:

A Japanese amber and horn netsuke in the...

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Start price: £80

Estimated price: £80 - £100

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A Japanese amber and horn netsuke in the form of a double gourd. Meiji Period. Length 6cm.

Provenance: Purchased from Brian Page Antiques 9th November 2000. An unusual Japanese jawbone netsuke. Possibly from the upper jaw of a fox. The top of the netsuke with re lacquer. Provenance: Purchased from Brian Page Antiques 9th November 2000.

Property of an English gentleman, acquired in the 1990s and early 2000s. A crack to the top amber ball of the gourd. Another small chip on the bottom ball.