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Auction 1044, Asian Art, 06.12.2014, 10:30, Cologne Lot 756

A rare nut netsuke of takaramono, by Masaya. 19th century

 A rare nut netsuke of takaramono, by Masaya. 19th century, Auction 1044 Asian Art, Lot 756

A rare nut netsuke of takaramono, by Masaya. 19th century

Finely carved with kakure-gasa, shippô, Daikoku’s mallet, kanebukuro, chôji, key, and tama of various sizes, all on a large mino. Signed Masaya on a small tablet.

Height 2.9 cm; length 3.7 cm

Provenance

Hayashi Tadamasa (1853-1906), Paris

Albert Brockhaus (1855-1921), Leipzig (sold at Klefisch, Cologne, 23.5.1981, lot 118)

Hanns Jatzlau, Steinkrug bei Hannover (sold at Lempertz, Cologne, 12.6.2006, lot 1057)

Literature

Brockhaus 1925, p. 415, no. 891 (no ill.)

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