Lot 2225. Netsuke: Two karako in bekkako

Starting price:€ 2 200
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2225Netsuke: Two karako in bekkako
Japan. 19. Century

Ivory, finely carved and with nice, shiny Patina. Both on the ground crouching, a Boy hiding a lion's mask behind his
Back and makes the bekkako gesture. The other Kid must guess what he is behind
hidden holds, by looking him in the eyes. He tries to cheat, however, and
to look over the shoulder of his opponent. Height 3.6 cm. Signature: Tadachika, see MCI, p. 834. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Dutch Private Collection

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