Tue, 17th May 2022 9:00

Asian Art II

 
  Lot 420
 

λ A JAPANESE IVORY 'TAKARABUNE' NETSUKE BY RYUKEI II.

λ A JAPANESE IVORY 'TAKARABUNE' NETSUKE BY RYUKEI II.

Edo / Meiji period, 19th Century.

Finely carved in form of a ship crashing waves with a dragon figurehead, the deck populated with minute figures of the Seven Lucky Gods (Shichifukujin) beneath a square sail and a crane flying above, the base with an oval cartouche inscribed Ruykei with kao, 3.8cm long.

* Please note this lot may be subject to CITES regulations.*

Estimated at £1,500 - £1,800


 

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