19th century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

including highly important paintings from The Shill Collection and The Late Sol Munitz Collection, The Dr Johan Bolt Collection of Cape Furniture and The Dr JR and Mary Strong Collection of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Lot 155

An ivory netsuke of an Oni, 19th century

the kneeling figure with three drums on its back, holding chopsticks in its right hand and a bowl of mochi in its left, enticing an Inari fox to eat the rice on a straw mat, the fox partly out of its abode, signed, 3 cm high; and another, 19th century, its left hand clenched before its face, its right hand resting on a drum, its crossed legs forming the himotoshi, 3,5 cm high (2)

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Sold for R 15 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 17 070

Estimate R 12 000 - 15 000

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