An Ivory Netsuke of a Baku, Signed Kaigyokusai Masatsugu, Edo/Meiji Period, 19th Century

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An Ivory Netsuke of a Baku, Signed Kaigyokusai Masatsugu, Edo/Meiji Period, 19th Century

The dream-eating chimera finely rendered with curled tufts of hair and sharp claws, standing on a mound of earth sprouting a single leafy branch, signed to the underside
1 x 1.4 x 0.9 in — 2.6 x 3.6 x 2.4 cm


May 20, 2021

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $21,600

Asian Art

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Amelia Zhu
Amelia Zhu

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Austin Yuen

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Asian Art

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