Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 43
An Extremely Rare Carved Wood Netsuke of a Standing Horse, Meiji Period
  • An Extremely Rare Carved Wood Netsuke of a Standing Horse, Meiji Period
  • An Extremely Rare Carved Wood Netsuke of a Standing Horse, Meiji Period
  • An Extremely Rare Carved Wood Netsuke of a Standing Horse, Meiji Period

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An Extremely Rare Carved Wood Netsuke of a Standing Horse, Meiji Period

明治時代 形彫根付 馬

Finely and gracefully carved, standing with its legs together, the head down and turned to the left and the tail sweeping around its left hind leg forming a compact position
height 2" — 5.1 cm.
signed by the artist

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $720
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

A very similar example was sold at Bonhams London, May 13, 2013, lot 13 for $62,287 CAD in the sale entitled Fine Netsuke from the Adrienne Barbanson Collection

Another similar netsuke was sold at Bonhams New York, September 17, 2013, lot 2012 for $46,215 CAD as part of The James A. Rose Collection of Netsuke and Sagemono

Provenance:

Property of a Lady, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Period: Ming