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Japanese Edo Period Carved Ivory Netsuke

Auction:
2481
Lot:
662
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Japanese Edo Period Carved Ivory Netsuke, 19th century, signed Masahiro and inscribed with the name of his pavilion, depicting a rabbit with a mallet pounding rice cakes against a full moon, eyes inlaid with red coral, lg. 1 7/8 in. Note: A similar example was sold, at Christie's, New York, September 21, 2006, lot 316, illustrated.
Estimate $300-500

Crack running from front to back, other lines to the side; minor discoloration.

Keywords

Edo, Ivory, Netsuke

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