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Ivory netsuke of a shishi
Anonymous Artist


Hugging the ground with all four feet facing forward, and looking back over its shoulder.  The eyes are inlaid with dark pupils.

Unsigned
Circa 1750
Length: 4.9cm

Although less rounded in its carving, the pose of the creature and many details of the carving remind one of the crouching baku in the Mang collection.


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