An ivory netsuke of a bearded Portugese man. Late 19th century

An ivory netsuke of a bearded Portugese man. Late 19th century

Commonly identified a Fernando Mendez Pinto, the Portugese man stands wearing a long coat, holding a telescope in his left hand, the other hand clutching the leash of the kirin behind him.
Height 6.5 cm

Lot 685 Dα

Estimate:
600 € - 800 €

Result:
1.860 €