A small ivory netsuke of a recumbent shishi. 18th century

A small ivory netsuke of a recumbent shishi. 18th century - image-1
A small ivory netsuke of a recumbent shishi. 18th century - image-1

A small ivory netsuke of a recumbent shishi. 18th century

Roaring, the head turned to the left and its legs drawn in for compactness.
Height 2.4 cm; length 3.4 cm

Provenienz

Harriet Szechenyi (1922-2009), Zurich (sold at Bonhams, London 8.11.2011, lot 1). This piece was the first netsuke purchased by Harriet Szechenyi in about 1963.
Kolodotschko Collection

Literaturhinweise

Illustrated in: Rosemary Bandini, Shishi and Other Netsuke, London 1999, p. 14, no. 10

Lot 259 Dα

Schätzpreis:
300 € - 400 €

Ergebnis:
372 €