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Auction 1124, Asian Art, 07.12.2018, 13:00, Cologne Lot 395

A rare walrus tusk netsuke of an owl. 19th century

 A rare walrus tusk netsuke of an owl. 19th century, Auction 1124 Asian Art, Lot 395

A rare walrus tusk netsuke of an owl. 19th century

Perched on a short tree trunk with a short branch growing sideways, the pointed ears laid back flat for compactness, the feathers and wings neatly carved.

Height 3.8 cm

Provenance

Through Grete Damm, Munich, October 1982

Coll. no. 598 (handwritten)

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