Lot 2233. Netsuke: seated Kirin

Sold:€ 20 000
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2233Netsuke: seated Kirin
Japan. 18./19. century

Netsuke figurine delicately carved in ivory and with dark accents, eyes made of dark horn. The head of the figure is turned back and up, and the mouth is open. Sufficiently long Kirin's beard reaches the curly tail. Dress the animal out of scales and exudes flame. The height of the netsuke is 5.6 cm. Signature: Mitsuharu. Condition A / B: vertical crack due to old age.
The figurine was in a private Dutch collection.

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