A collection of five Japanese ivory netsuke
Meiji period (1868-1912) & early 20th century
Comprising a woman breastfeeding her child whilst being tormented by monkeys, signed Shogetsu; a group of brawling men with robes inlaid with abalone and mother-of-pearl; Ikkoku sennin carrying princess Sendabujin on his back, signed Hokō; a karoko performing the dragon dance, signed Gyoku Sai; and an erotic group, signed Etsu-Gyoku.
H. 3.6-4.9 cm
Private collection, the Netherlands