Asian Art Auction

June 12, 2017

LOT 15

Lot 15

A Carved Ivory Mask Netsuke, Meiji Period

A Carved Ivory Mask Netsuke, Meiji Period
Lot 15 Details
A Carved Ivory Mask Netsuke, Meiji Period

Intricately and expressively rendered, depicting nine joined masks from Noh and Kyogen plays, signed Deme 出目
height 1.8" — 4.5 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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A Carved Ivory Mask Netsuke, Meiji Period
  • A Carved Ivory Mask Netsuke, Meiji Period

A similar mask netsuke was sold at Bonhams London, May 12, 2016, lot 226 (part)


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LOT 15

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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