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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An ivory and shibayama okimono of a Gamma Sennin, 19th century
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Lot 163

An ivory and shibayama okimono of a Gamma Sennin, 19th century


seated on the trunk of a tree, his engraved robes inlaid with mother-of-pearl, holding a toad in his left hand, another toad resting on his left shoulder, the long haired sage holding a staff in his right hand, with a further toad to the left of his right foot, the base in the form of a tree trunk, signed in a red seal reserve, 6 cm high; and an ivory okimono of a squirrel in combat with a snake, 19th century, the snake emerging from a leaf and berry branch, coiled around the squirrel’s body, the eyes inlaid, 9 cm wide (2)

*This lot is not suitable for export

(2)

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

Estimate R 12 000 - 16 000


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