A very large wood netsuke of a shishi and cub. Late 18th century

A very large wood netsuke of a shishi and cub. Late 18th century

Seated on its tail with the large head turned right and placing its forepaw on the reclining cub in front, the mane falling down the back in long strands, the grain of the wood suggestive of fur. The eye pupils of silver.
Height 4.9 cm

Provenienz

Purchased from Katchen, September 1970
Coll. no. 634 (handwritten)

Lot 1092 Dα

Schätzpreis:
900 € - 1.200 €

Ergebnis:
1.116 €