Artworks in Arcadja1
Some works of DorakusaiExtracted between 1 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Auction: Bonhams -May 10, 2017 - LondonLot number: 170
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A rare ivory netsuke of a sting ray By Doraku(sai), Osaka, late 19th century Signed on a shell tablet Doraku. 5.7cm (2¼in) wide. 象牙彫根付 鱏 銘「道楽」 19世紀後期 Provenance: Sold at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London, 1936. Mme. Vermonden collection, purchased from Perlier, Cannes. Published: Meinertzhagen, MCI, p.47. Katchen, N7, vol.1, p.171, no.K553. Shown swimming, forming a flat composition, the upper side stained and toned with sumi, its eyes in sunk relief and a cockleshell adhering to its back, the underside smooth and carved with the face of the fish.