Monday, September 21, 2009

Mind-boggling Netsuke, Priced Commensurately

Ivory netsuke of a basket of fish, By Sekko (late 19th century)
Sold for $10,370 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lacquer and ivory netsuke of a Bugaku dancer, By Ryukei and Bunsai (19th century)
Sold for $2,074 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Ivory netsuke of a bashful monkey, 19th century
Sold for $36,600 inclusive of Buyer's Premium


The Bluette H. Kirchhoff Collection of Netsuke and Sagemono