Asian Art

October 24 - 29, 2020

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An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai
  • An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai
  • An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai
  • An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai
  • An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai
  • An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai

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An Ivory Netsuke of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Signed Meigyokusai

Carved with ten animals of the zodiac encircling the horse to the centre, the rat perched atop the horse's back, signed oval cartouche on the underside of the dragon's belly
length 1.6 in — 4.1 cm
in fine condition; 品相完整

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,920
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation

Literature:

Illustrated in "Contemporary Netsuke", Miriam Kinsey, 1977, p. 44

Provenance:

Purchased in 1979 from Ashkenazie & Co. Jade & Oriental Art, San Francisco
From an Important Toronto Netsuke Collection

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