A rare and large ebony netsuke of a shishi rolled into a ball. Early 19th century

A rare and large ebony netsuke of a shishi rolled into a ball. Early 19th century

Carved into an almost perfect sphere, the shishi presses the paws firmly against its body, its mouth open with a short tongue sticking out.
Height 3.8 cm

Provenance

From Grete Damm, Munich, 1.5.1979
Coll. no. 858 (handwritten)

Lot 1098 Dα

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.500 €

Result:
1.240 €