Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 323:

A Japanese double-gourd Hyotan sake flask with wooden...

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Start price: £80

Estimated price: £80 - £120

Auction house commission: 20%

VAT: On commission only

A Japanese double-gourd Hyotan sake flask with wooden stopper on rope tassels. Attached to the rope is a carved wooden netsuke of a mask in the form of a lady, signed to back.

Provenance: Property of an English gentleman, acquired in the 1990s and early 2000s. In good overall condition with no visible damages or repair to the gourd or mask. Slight fraying to the tassels.