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Man with Exaggerated Topknot | LACMA Collections

Man with Exaggerated Topknot | LACMA Collections

ANTONIN COL, Art Nouveau Winged Brooch, composed of gold and pearl, Marks: Eagle's head & maker's mark AC with a collar, French, c.1900.

ANTONIN COL, Art Nouveau Winged Brooch, composed of gold and pearl, Marks: Eagle's head & maker's mark AC with a collar, French, c.1900.

Mokugyo (Dragons on Gong), netsuke, by Asakusa School (Japan, group of netsuke carvers, mid- to late 19th century), mid-19th century

Mokugyo (Dragons on Gong), netsuke, by Asakusa School (Japan, group of netsuke carvers, mid- to late 19th century), mid-19th century

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Sculpture of hugging hippos, hand modelled in white clay. Bought by one of my regular hippo collectors in Paris. More hippos can be seen in my website g.

A small boxwood netsuke of Nitta no Shiro. 19th century

A small boxwood netsuke of Nitta no Shiro. 19th century

Ryukei I (Japan)   Melanesian Drummer, late 18th-early 19th century  Netsuke, Wood with inlays

Ryukei I (Japan) Melanesian Drummer, late 18th-early 19th century Netsuke, Wood with inlays

Summer 2016 International Netsuke Society Journal

Summer 2016 International Netsuke Society Journal

WOOD NETSUKE Contemporary By Kozan. Depicting a comic hippopotamus with inlaid teeth balancing on his front legs. Signed in seal form. Height 2" (5 cm).

WOOD NETSUKE Contemporary By Kozan. Depicting a comic hippopotamus with inlaid teeth balancing on his front legs. Signed in seal form. Height 2" (5 cm).