The Robert S. Huthart Collection of Iwami Netsuke

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Datum der Auktion: 15.05.2019

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A large kurogaki (black persimmon) wood okimono of Hotei on his sack

By Mitani Goho, Aki Province, late 18th/early 19th century Carved in two parts, the chubby, smiling god holding a rolled hand scroll aloft with one hand and a large fan with the other, seated on his large sack of treasure, the neck of which is tied at the front, signed on the top of the sack Koryo

Los #: 2*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a centipede

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The shallow tusk carved in relief with a large centipede running along the length of the tusk, unsigned. 11.8cm (4 5/8in

Los #: 3*

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a centipede

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1796 The tusk of shallow curve, carved in relief with a centipede walking along the narrow end, its body undulating and its legs partially undercut, signed Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujugosai shite kore o

Los #: 4*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a centipede

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1789 The shallow curved tusk carved in relief with a large centipede running almost the entire length of the tusk, signed Seki-shu Enokawa Seiyodo Shi Tomiharu kyonen gojunanasai shite kore o chokoku toki ni Kansei gan tsuchinoto-tori jugatsu

Los #: 5*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 4.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A small boar-tusk netsuke with a spider

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1786 Carved in high relief with a crawling spider, its legs undercut, signed Iji Tenmei rokuryushu juyuhachinichi Sekiyo Enokawa Seiyodo Shi Tomiharu Kyonen gojusansai shite kore o chokoku mono nari (carved by Seiyodo Shi[mizu] Tomiharu by the

Los #: 6*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a spider

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793 The tusk carved in low relief with a small spider crawling near the tip, its legs undercut, eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujunisai shite kore o chokoku mizunoe-tora Kansei

Los #: 7*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a spider

By Seiyodo Tomiharu, (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793 The short tusk carved in high relief to one end with a spider, its legs undercut and eyes inlaid, signed Iwami-no-kuni Enokawa Seiyodo Shi Tomiharu kyonen rokujuissai shite kore o chokoku toki ni Kansei go ryushu mizunoto-ushi fuyu

Los #: 8*

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a firefly

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1794 Carved in high relief with a firefly resting diagonally across the tusk, its legs undercut, signed Iji Kansei rokunen kinoe-tora chushun no hi Seiyo Enokawa Seiyodo Shi Tomiharu kore o chokoku mono nari (carved by the Eno River in Iwami

Los #: 9*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a cicada and ferns

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793 The tusk of shallow curvature, carved towards the narrow end with a resting cicada, and engraved in delicate kebori with trailing ferns, signed Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujunisai shite kore o chokoku toki

Los #: 10*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boar-tusk netsuke with an applied snail

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1785-6 The short tusk applied with a snail of pale honey-coloured horn emerging from its shell, signed Iji Tenmei gonen ryushu kinoto-mi fuyu rogetsu jugonichi Seiyodo Shi Tomiharu kyonen gojusansai Sekiyo Iwami-gawabe ni oite chokoku mono nari

Los #: 11*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 5.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A kurogaki (black persimmon) wood netsuke of a minogame on driftwood

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1796-7 The large turtle with long flowing tail walking over the striated section of driftwood, signed Sekiyo Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujugosai shite kore o chokoku (carved at the age of sixty-five by the Eno River in Sekiyo by Seiyodo

Los #: 12*

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A kurogaki (black persimmon) wood netsuke of a minogame on driftwood

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The small turtle with a long hairy tail crawling along the edge of a large section of strongly-grained and striated rotten wood, signed Seiyodo Tomiharu. 7cm (2¾in

Los #: 13*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a minogame on driftwood

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The small minogame crawling across a piece of smooth driftwood, its long hairy tail flowing behind, signed with ukibori characters Tomiharu. 4.8cm (1 7/8in

Los #: 14*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A kurogaki (black persimmon) wood netsuke of a minogame and terrapin

Style of Seiyodo Tomiharu, Iwami Province, late 18th century The large minogame walking across a large rock, its long tail trailing over the craggy surface, a terrapin climbing up from one side, unsigned. 7.3cm (2 7/8in

Los #: 15*

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a tortoise

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, circa 1797 Facing ahead, its head protruding, its legs drawn in for compactness, the eyes inlaid in horn, signed Sekiyo Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujugosai shite chokoku (carved at the age of sixty-five by Seiyodo Tomiharu by the Eno River in

Los #: 16*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a tortoise

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793 Facing ahead, its head emerging from within its shell, its legs drawn in for compactness, the carapace embellished with ukibori pimples and the eyes inlaid in horn, signed Seki-shu Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujuissai kore o chokoku

Los #: 17*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a tree frog

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century Resting, the frog with its head lowered, facing ahead over a large leaf, signed Tomiharu. 4.5cm (1¾in

Los #: 18*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 4.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boxwood netsuke of a frog on a taro leaf

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The striped frog of lightly-stained wood squatting on a folded leaf, the textures of the skin of the frog contrasting with the veining of the large leaf which are rendered in ukibori, the eyes inlaid, signed with ukibori

Los #: 19*

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a frog on a lotus leaf

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The frog squatting diagonally on the large folded leaf, its veins carved in delicate and elaborate ukibori, signed with ukibori characters Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu chokoku (carved by Seiyodo

Los #: 20*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a frog on a lotus leaf

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century The frog resting on the long folded leaf, the veins of which are carved in low relief, in the typical style associated with Tomiharu, unsigned. 8.2cm (3¼in

Los #: 21*

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boxwood netsuke of a frog on a lotus leaf

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century An unusually light rendition of the frog resting with splayed feet on the large folded leaf, the veins of which are carved in relief, unsigned. 7.5cm (3in

Los #: 22*

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 4.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A kurogaki (black persimmon) wood netsuke of a frog on driftwood

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The frog squatting with splayed legs on a strongly grained section of driftwood, its eyes inlaid in horn, signed Seki-shu Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu chokoku (carved by Seiyodo Tomiharu by the Eno River in Iwami Province

Los #: 23*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a frog on a log

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century The frog squatting on an old rotten log, its skin embellished with ukibori pimples, the underside of the log depicted with a gouged technique, unsigned. 6.1cm (2 3/8in

Los #: 24*

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a frog on a rock

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century The frog climbing down one end of a jagged elongated rock, the contrasting textures effectively differentiated in typical Tomiharu style, unsigned. 8cm (3 1/8in

Los #: 25*

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a frog on driftwood

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century Squatting in a typical attitude on a short section of driftwood, its skin relatively smooth and embellished with ukibori pimples, signed in a sunken oval reserve Seiyo. 6cm (2 3/8in

Los #: 26*

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An umoregi (bogwood) netsuke of a frog on a log

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The small frog squatting athwart the long log, its head slightly raised looking ahead, as if about to leap, the bark of the rotten log carefully rendered, contrasting with the polished ends, signed Sekiyo Enokawa Seiyodo

Los #: 27*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of two frogs on a rotten log

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century Smooth-skinned, the frogs squatting on a gnarled and rotted log, the differing textures carefully and cleverly contrasted, signed Seiyodo. 8.2cm (3¼in

Los #: 28*

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A large kurogaki (black persimmon) wood netsuke of a centipede on driftwood

Attributed to Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), late 18th/early 19th century Crawling through and around a large section of fallen driftwood, carved in several layers, faintly signed on the top of the driftwood with ukibori characters Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa Seiyodo ... (Seiyodo ... of the Eno

Los #: 29*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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An ebony netsuke of a rat

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1792 Gnawing a huge chestnut, the rodent's body almost fitting into the hole it has eaten away, the surface of the nut covered with rather worn ukibori pimples, faintly signed Kansei mizunoe-ne ni ni hachigatsu Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa

Los #: 30*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2019

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A boxwood netsuke of a snail on a taro leaf

By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, late 18th/early 19th century The large snail of pale colour, slithering over the folded leaf, delicately carved with ukibori details, signed with ukibori characters Iwami-shu (Iwami-no-kuni) Enokawa Seiyodo Shi Tomiharu (Seiyodo Shi[mizu] Tomiharu by

Los #: 31*

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2019