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240 A LARGE WOOD SASHI NETSUKE OF A DRIED SALMON Unsigned, wood sashi netsuke with ivory inlay Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868) The large dried fish carved from lightly colored wood and accentuated with black lacquer. A fish market scene carved with an incredibly sense of realism. The scaly body is desiccating with different levels of elevation on the surface. With a large inlaid ivory tablet reading 本鮭, relating to the origin of the salmon. LENGTH 15.5 cm Provenance: British private collection. Condition: Very good condition. Estimate EUR 1.000,Starting price EUR 500,-

241 A LARGE IVORY NETSUKE OF A CARP Unsigned, ivory netsuke Japan, Kyoto style, Meiji period (1868-1912) A large Kyoto style ivory netsuke of a carp, its tailfin curling around and the large eyes inlaid in mother of pearl. The ivory is stained, and the scales and fins are carved well. Ringed himotoshi. LENGTH 7 cm Condition: Excellent condition – the himotoshi may be a later addition. Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman. Estimate EUR 800,Starting price EUR 400,-

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