Lot 2250. Netsuke: Female Ghost

Sold:€ 80 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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Lot 2250Netsuke: Female Ghost
Japan. Edo Period. 18. Century Saishiki-figure, the Ghost of a woman introducing ascending from a billow of flame,
the bony Right hand a long strand of hair in real-time. Boxwood, finely carved, and
engraved with remnants of red and green Lacquer in the garment folds. H. 6. 9 cm. Condition.
provenance:
-collection of Isobel Sharpe.
-collection of J. A. Fairley, no. 900.
-collection Hindson, no. 1293, auction VII, 23.6.1969. Shown in an article by M. T. Hindson in The Connoisseur, April 1955.

literature:
-Issued in MOK, Cologne for the Netsuke Convention in 2017, no. 96

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