A large kagamibuta-type netsuke of a shishi, by Yanagawa. 19th century

A large kagamibuta-type netsuke of a shishi, by Yanagawa. 19th century

The mighty shishi of silver with gilded eye pupils and a bushy tail and mane is set into an irregular- shaped bowl of ivory, the cord hole at the back fitted with a white metal floral ornament. Signed Yanagawa on an inlaid silver tablet.
Length 6.1 cm

Lot 921 N

Estimate:
800 € - 1.000 €

Result:
1.116 €