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Ivory Ball of Rats

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2762B
Lot:
249
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Ivory Ball of Rats, Japan, 19th century, all the rats with inlaid black eyes, signed "Meiyu" in an oval cartouche, with ivory stand, overall ht. 2 1/2, ball dia. 2 1/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

in good condition with minor age cracks, some inlays missing.


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