© Galerie Zacke
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© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE1119-015
A RARE IVORY RYUSA MANJU NETSUKE WITH MANY BATS
Signed
Japan, late 19th century

Finely carved in openwork with many bats, nine to be exact, depicted in various attitudes, some of them with inlaid eyes of dark horn. The bat is a symbol for luck, longevity and prosperity, often used to decorated wedding presents. Many openings possible for himotoshi. Signature in an oval reserve, however illegible.

LENGTH 4.6 cm

Condition: Excellent condition.
Provenance: The Gabor Wilhelm Collection.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 1.200
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 600

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