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Netsuke with a wasp in a pearNagoya school, 19th centuryWood netsuke;  the wasp's eyes inlaid in dark hornUnsigned, attribuited to KogetsuHeight: 4.4 cm A fine netsuke o a wasp feeding on the rotting flesh of a pear, the rough texture of the skin of the fruit rendered with little pimples in ukibori.Kongetsu is the most famous of the so called group of "wasp carvers" which include four other artist. This piece is very realistic, especially for its naturally carved himotoshi: On all the known examples of "wasp on pear" netsuke, ...

Katana Yoshioka Ichimonji Late Kamakura period,  Mumei, circa 1320, Juyo Token
YOSHIOKA ICHIMONJI KATANALate Kamakura PeriodMumei, circa 1320NBTHK Juyo TokenNagasa [length]: 66.8 cmSori: 1.6 cm, motohaba: 3.0 cm, sakihaba: 2.1 cmSugata [shape]: Shinogi-ø, iori-mune, tori-zori curvature with chu-kissakiKitae [forging pattern]: Ko-itame mixed with nagare hadaHamon [ltemper line]: Choji midare, sometime saka-choji, mixed with ko gunome, in nioi dekiHataraki [activities]: Koashi, yōBoshi [point temper line]: Notare komi with komaru.Nakago [...

An ivory netsuke of a shishiBy Gyokuyosai, Edo School, 19th centurySigned in an oval reserve: Gyokuyosai.4.2cm  Provenance: R. Aschberg collection.E. Mellin collection.Van Haeften collection, purchased at Christie's, London, 14 June 1989, lot 292. Literature:Katchen, N7, vo.1, p.241, no.K373. The shishi standing, its head lowered as it gnaws the leaves of a peony, two blooms attached to a divided.  Netsuke for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: net-1236

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