Two ivory netsuke of toads. Late 19th century

Two ivory netsuke of toads. Late 19th century

Two ivory netsuke of a) a toad sitting on a leaf, inscribed Munemitsu, and b) a toad sitting on a tortoise, the toad's eye pupils of black horn. (2)
Height a) 2.2 cm; b) 2.2 cm

Provenance

Private collection, Rhineland-Palatinate
b) acquired at Lempertz, Cologne, 4./5.12.1984, lot 589

Lot 230

Estimate:
700 € - 900 €

Result:
1.178 €