An Edo school black shitan wood netsuke of a dragon and a tabakobon, by Hô (Toki) Minchô. Mid-19th century

An Edo school black shitan wood netsuke of a dragon and a tabakobon, by Hô (Toki) Minchô. Mid-19th century

Rising from the tube, which serves for the pipe’s ashes, the dragon coils its body around the square handle of a tobacco tray. The eyes of gold. Signed Hô (Toki) Minchô.
Height 3.2 cm; width 3.4 cm

Provenance

His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, KG., KT., KP. (1900-1974) (by repute)

Lot 1115 N

Estimate:
500 € - 800 €

Result:
1.116 €