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Ivory Netsuke of a Kabuki Actor

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Ivory Netsuke of a Kabuki Actor, Japan, 20th century, squatting with his right arm raised, holding a rod, his left hand in his lap with the index and middle fingers pointing to the left, wearing a mask with bulging eyes, with incised details, partially stained in brown tones and green, signed "Kouhiro" to base, ht. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-400

in good condition with minor surface stain.


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