A very fine Kyoto school ivory netsuke of a shishi. Late 18th/early 19th century

A very fine Kyoto school ivory netsuke of a shishi. Late 18th/early 19th century

Reclining with paws placed close together, the head raised slightly, a loose ball in the open mouth, the engraved hairs stained for accentuation.
Height 2.4 cm; length 4.8 cm

Provenance

Purchased from Sarina, October 1972
Coll. no. 801 (handwritten)

Lot 1094 Dα

Estimate:
1.800 € - 2.400 €

Result:
2.604 €