Lot 325 ♣ - A191AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Tuesday, 03. December 2019, 02.00 PM
AN INRO BY KOMA KORYU DEPICTING A PAIR OF MANDARIN DUCKS.
Japan, 19th c. Length 8 cm.
Four-case. A floating female oshidori and a male duck on a plum tree branch in hira- und takamakie, kirikane, rôgin, togidashi and mura-nashiji on kinji ground. Signed Koma Kôryû saku. Ivory netsuke in form of been pods, unsigned. Coral ojime.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.
Provenance: Old private collection. By repute purchased at Sotheby Parke Bernet, August 1978, lot 136, illustrated in Art at Auction, the Year at Sotheby Parke Bernet 1978/79, p. 329.
CHF 2 500 / 3 500
€ 2 190 / 3 070