Asian Art Auction

June 12, 2017

LOT 18

Lot 18

Two Carved Wood Netsuke, Meiji Period

Two Carved Wood Netsuke, Meiji Period
Lot 18 Details
Two Carved Wood Netsuke, Meiji Period

Finely rendered, one depicting a woman reading on the back of a fish, signed Chikusen 竹仙作, and the other of a poised frog atop a woven basket, signed Masanao 正直
tallest height 1.8" — 4.5 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Two Carved Wood Netsuke, Meiji Period
  • Two Carved Wood Netsuke, Meiji Period


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LOT 18

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  • 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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