Lot 2231. Netsuke: Tengu no tamago

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Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2231Netsuke: Tengu no tamago
Japan. Edo Period. 18./19. Century

Ivory, carved, the eyes inlaid in brass, nose ring made of silver. A karasu tengu from an Egg hatching. The right foot is placed during a wing
already out of the shell is freed. With his claw-like hands, he tried the
To push the shell apart to release the Egg. Height 3.7 cm. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Dutch Private Collection

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