Japanese Art Auction

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September 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 56

Lot 56

An Ivory Netsuke of a Hatching Tengu, Meiji Period

An Ivory Netsuke of a Hatching Tengu, Meiji Period
Lot 56 Details
An Ivory Netsuke of a Hatching Tengu, Meiji Period

length 1.7 in — 4.4 cm

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $144
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


a small loss to foot, minor chips to wings

LOT 56

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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