Lot overview
Auction 1044, Asian Art, 06.12.2014, 10:30, Cologne Lot 753

An ivory netsuke of a rat and a group of takaramono. Early 19th century

 An ivory netsuke of a rat and a group of takaramono. Early 19th century, Auction 1044 Asian Art, Lot 753

An ivory netsuke of a rat and a group of takaramono. Early 19th century

Daikoku’s mallet, a fundô, a key, a tama and kakure-gasa with a rat sitting on a chôji, all arranged on a kakure-mino. The eyes of the rat of coral, small details in black horn.

Height 2.5 cm; length 6.1 cm

Provenance

Scott Meredith (1923-1993), New York

Barry Davies (1948-2005), London

Sotheby's Olympia, London, 20.6.2002, lot 492

Literature

Barry Davies 1999, p. 49 no. 100

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