Lot 2319. Netsuke: squirrel on mushrooms

Estimate value:€ 3 000–4 000
Auction date:05.12.2019   11:00
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ID 263937
Lot 2319Netsuke: squirrel on mushrooms
Japan. Edo Period. 18. Century, of ivory, beautifully carved, with dark accent Details and a glossy, Golden-yellow Patina. Eyes inserted made of dark Horn. The small Rodent perches on a mushroom, two mushrooms are grouped with it. It has lifted the left front paw and seems to be ready at any time to move. Small gnaw marks attest to the fact that the squirrel is already relish the large mushroom to create has made. Width 5.1 cm. Condition A/B. Provenance: Dutch Private Collection. Acquired from Denise Cohen, New York

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