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LOT 7

Lot 7

A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century

A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century
Lot 7 Details
A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century

The small boy seated at his desk writing calligraphy, right hand grasping the brush while his left hand free to initiate an akanbe facial gesture, tied to his back a coral ribbon and an amber pouch, incised signature on rectangular reserve to the underside
1.3 x 1.3 x 1.1 in — 3.2 x 3.2 x 2.9 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $3,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century
  • A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century
  • A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century
  • A Fine Wood Netsuke of a Boy, Signed Gyokuso, Early 20th Century
Provenance:

Sotheby's Toronto, March 29th, 30th and 31st, 1982, lot 286
From an Important Toronto Netsuke Collection

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CONDITION DETAILS

in fine condition; 品相完整

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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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