Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Tribal, Jewelry, Art, Coins, and Asian

Sat, Sep 16, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 153

Japanese Netsuke & Okimonos

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
One small Japanese carved figurine of a woman serving a man tea (an unknown maker's mark graces the bottom of the piece), five smaller toggles in the shape of a dragon, a pair of hippos, a frog, a bat and an octopus respectively; additional carvings in the form of a coiled snake, a snail sitting atop a frog's back, a mother bat enfolding her young under her wing, a monkey climbing onto an oversized crab's back, a man wrestling with a giant carp and a tiger pinning a monkey to the ground. most with toggle, holes, some signed, figures with glass eyes. All items in very fine condition. Keywords: Asia, Asian, China, Chinese, Japan, Japanese, fruit, bone, boxwood,