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Auction: Auction 14.11.1996
was auctioned on: 14 November 1996
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An ivory okimono of Egera Heida wearing long robes and holding a rifle with a katana tucked in his belt, a huge serpent rearing up behind him on a rockwork base -- 3½in. (8.9cm) high, (age cracks, minor chips); an ivory okimono of a group of reveller...

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Estimate: £500 - £800
ca. US$831 - US$1,330
Price realised:  £690
ca. US$1,147
Lot number 86, Views: 119

An ivory okimono of Egera Heida wearing long robes and holding a rifle with a katana tucked in his belt, a huge serpent rearing up behind him on a rockwork base -- 3½in. (8.9cm) high, (age cracks, minor chips); an ivory okimono of a group of revellers comprising a central figure in a hat and long robes holding a fan, a seated boy, a man on his rear with a drum, a monkey on an upturned table and another standing figure, all on an oval base -- 2¾in. (7cm) wide, red lacquer tablet to base , (chips); an ivory netsuke of Fukurokuju with a staff and a fan -- 2in. (5.1cm) high; an ivory netsuke of Hotei holding a fan and dancing -- 2in. (5.1cm) high; another of a recumbent Hotei with a scroll -- 1½in. (3.8cm) wide, signed ; and an ivory okimono of a moustacheod man wearing a peaked hat and traditional dress holding a flaming torch with two boys at his side, on an oval base with tree stumps -- 2¾in. (7cm) high. See Colour Plate 1 for four (6)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 14.11.1996
Date of the auction: 14 Nov 1996
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington