April 8, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 136
 

136

Four assorted Japanese carved wood netsuke

Comprising two carved as wasp nests, one signed Masatomo, the other unsigned; a flower and leaf; and a double toad netsuke, signed (4).

L: 2 in. (largest)

Provenance: Property formerly in the collection of Mary Leah Howell Zengel (c. 1892 - d. 1954)
Thence by descent in the family

Sold for $1,890
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,000


 

Comprising two carved as wasp nests, one signed Masatomo, the other unsigned; a flower and leaf; and a double toad netsuke, signed (4).

Provenance: Property formerly in the collection of Mary Leah Howell Zengel (c. 1892 - d. 1954)
Thence by descent in the family

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