A wood netsuke of a shishi with young. Late 18th/early 19th century - image-1

Lot 388 Dα

A wood netsuke of a shishi with young. Late 18th/early 19th century

Japanese Art (Armour, Swords, Netsuke, Inro, Sagemono)  07.06.2019, 14:00 - 07.06.2019, 18:00

Estimate: 800 € - 1.000 €
Result: 1.054 €

A wood netsuke of a shishi with young. Late 18th/early 19th century

The parent recumbent, snarling and displaying two loose balls in its mouth, the cub seated on the mother's back facing in the opposite direction. Chipped, dents.
Height 3.4 cm; width 5 cm

Provenance

Purchased from J. van Daalen, Utrecht, December 1970
Coll. no. 869 (printed)