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LOT 387

Lot 387

Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century

Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century
Lot 387 Details
Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century

The boxwood pieces carved as a lotus pod with loose seeds and an oni taking refuge in a foot warmer box to avoid thrown beans; the ivory netsuke carved in the style of Masanao with a rat curled into a ball
longest length 1.8 in — 4.6 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $570
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Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century
  • Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century
  • Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century
  • Two Boxwood Netsuke of a Lotus and an Oni in a Box, Together With an Ivory Netsuke of a Rat, 19th/Early 20th Century
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LOT 387
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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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