Unique Estate Artifacts Collection - Guelph
Listing ID#: 346636

Sale Location
Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
Full Address Available on Saturday, Nov 21
Sale Dates and Times
Bidding Starts: Sunday Nov 22
Bidding Ends: Thursday Nov 26
Sale Type
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Company Information
Rapid-Sell c/o David Moore & Associates Inc.

Contact: David
Phone: 519-763-1856
Email: dhm@mooreandassociates.on.ca
Website: www.mooreandassociates.on.ca

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Terms and Conditions - To Bid and Buy REGISTRATION & IDENTIFICATION: At the time of registration, we collect information about you to verify who you are before you can bid. We collect credit card information to ensure that you are a qualified buyer. All bidders must be of legal age to bid. PAYING FOR YOUR PURCHASES: There is no cost to register for an auction. Your credit card will not be charged unless you win. When an auction closes, if you are the winner, we will charge your credit card with the winning bid amount, plus applicable Buyers Premium and taxes, as stated in terms of auction. Credit Cards include Visa and Mastercard only. REVIEWING YOUR BIDS: During an auction you can check the status of your bids at anytime. Note that no bids can be withdrawn after the auction for any reason. All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. BIDDING NOTIFICATIONS: You can choose to be notified by e-mail during the auction if you have been outbid. Please note that outbid notifications are NOT sent out during the last two hours of the sale. WINNING NOTIFICATION & INVOICING: All winning bidders will receive an e-mailed invoice the morning after the auction closes. PICKUPS & REMOVALS: Dates and times for pickup will be posted on our website. We do not ship. Do not bid if you are unable to have your items picked up. Any item not picked up during the posted pickup times will be considered an abandoned item. Items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. If you abandon an item, your credit card will be charged for the purchase price of the item plus the cost to remove, transport and dispose the item. CONDITIONS OF ITEMS SOLD & OUR ONLINE CATALOGUE: Our best efforts are made to represent all items accurately in descriptions and photographs; however, all items are ultimately sold on an 'as is, where is' basis, with all faults. We strongly encourage all bidders to personally verify the condition of each item during the scheduled preview times. No responsibility is assumed by Rapid Sell or the seller for any errors or omissions. CLAIMS: No claims regarding goods purchased will be allowed. Bidders are reminded that all goods are sold on an 'as is, where is' basis, with all faults. PERSONAL & PROPERTY RISKS: We will not be liable for damage or injury to individuals or their property. ADDITIONS & DELETIONS: We reserve the right to remove and/or add lots and/or items to the sale at any point during the auction. BUYERS: The BUYER expressly agrees to indemnify and save Rapid Sell, the Seller and their assigns harmless from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damage or liability, directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from an act, including the negligent acts or omissions of Rapid Sell, or anyone acting in his/her behalf in connection with or arising out of auction. All bidders/buyers must be of legal age. RESERVE: Seldom are items sold with Reserve. If an item is being sold with a reserve, it will be clearly marked and identified. For items sold with a 'reserve', you will be required to pay a minimum amount in order to win the item. AUCTION RECORDS: In the unlikely event of a dispute, you agree to accept as true the information that we have in our records. SOFT CLOSE: Items close at regular intervals. To prevent a bidder from 'sniping', all bids made in the last minute of the auction will force an item to stay open for an additional 3 minutes. This will continue until all bidding has ceased. Most of our auction lots close in 10 second intervals. In other words, if an auction has 100 lots and is scheduled to close at 9:00 p.m., the first lot will close at 9:00 pm (soft close in effect) while the 100th lot will close at approx. 9:16 p.m. (soft close in effect). STRATEGY: We recommend that ALL BIDDERS put in their maximum bid when placing a bid online. This does not mean you will have to pay the amount you bid; you only pay one bid more than the next highest bid, and only up to your maximum bid. The software system will play out the bids as you would at a live auction and only uses the funds required to beat out the under-bidder at the prescribed bid increment. CATALOGUE ERRORS & OMISSIONS: If a description does not match a picture in a lot, the description takes precedence. All items are sold on an 'as is, where is' basis, with all faults. By bidding you are acknowledging agreement with the terms above.Do not bid unless you agree to all of these terms.
Listing Information

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Antique Jade Figurine Sculpture
- solid jade sculpture - hand carved; great detail; large piece of Jade artwork - 12 1/2" tall on carved wood stand; stunning piece - wooden base is carved with a cut-out design with a delicate look - Note: small fleabite on back edge of robe

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Auction Details - PLEASE READ
Bidding Opens: Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 12:00pm Bidding Begins To Close: Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 8:00pm (soft close in effect) Preview Date/Time: Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at 5665 Watson Rd. N, Guelph by sch...

2
Antique Japanese Ivory Figurine
- exquisite carved details and patina - ivory or bone? (it's a gorgeous piece) - 11" tall with removable carved wood stand - Note: small fleabite on tip of one leaf; barely noticeable

3
Chinese "God of Luck" Sculpture
- Fukurokuju (God of wisdom, luck, longevity, wealth & happiness) - 9" tall with carved wood stand (stamp on bottom of stand) - ivory with great artistic details; another exquisite piece

4
Antique Stone Carved Figurine
- rare older Asian piece - exquisitely carved draping of garment & other details - mounted on natural stone base - 8 1/2" tall including base - Note: tiny fleabite on tip of leaf

5
Vintage Indonesian Bust Sculptures
- 11" tall matching set of Balinese Beauties - heavy, solid pieces for the mantle or use as beautiful bookends - finish in good condition consistent with age

6
Antique Rose Quartz Geisha
- elegant and charming oriental figure - female under floral arbour - 6 1/2" tall with carved wood base

7
Antique Japanese Tobacco Pouch with Netsuke
- a stunning 1800's piece; in such amazing condition & with attached Netsuke - silk pouch has beautiful hand embroidered dragon motif on both sides - decorative metal snap on front of pouch - Japanese dragon netsuke for hanging pouch from the kimono ...

8
Japanese Hardcarved Netsuke Set
- six netsuke miniature carvings approx 2" each - faces show incredible detail & craftsmanship; some with pop out eyes - stored in a silk embroidered box with bone or ivory clasp - most pieces signed by individual artists as seen in photos

9
Antique Signed Rabbit Netsuke
- Wow! What an incredible carved netsuke! - mother rabbit with three young ones; all carved with 3-dimensional details - approximately 3" wide & 2 1/2" tall; signed on bottom - stored in a satin-lined silk fabric box

10
Vintage Carved Collectibles
- two exquisitely carved items - elephant carved letter opener which appears to be genuine ivory (6" long) - large intricately carved ring (4" diameter); ivory? bone? resin/bakelite? - both interesting older collectible pieces

11
Netsuke Skeleton - Signed
- approx 2" x 1 1/4" - sitting carved skeleton with pot or drum; amazing detail - signed by artist on bottom of pot/drum - comes in satin-lined, silk-embroidered box with bone or ivory clasp

12
Netsuke Villagers
- group of seven miniature netsuke men figures (some are signed) - each approximately 2" tall - 7 wood stands are included - great detail and colour as part of the incredible craftsmanship

13
Ivory Horse Carving On Stand
- incredible ivory horse carving with custom carved wood stand - material could be ivory, bone, wood?? - an exquisite unique carving & signed by artist (see photos for details)

14
Antique Carved Oriental Snuff Bottle
- figural carvings on each side of snuff bottle - spoon still intact with overall excellent condition - see photos for measurements

15
Pair of Gemstone Carvings
- 2 antique stone carvings (one appears to be jade and the other rose quartz) - see photos for details of these collectible older pieces and for the measurements

16
Bone Okimono Carving
- incredible Okimono carved as a man riding a large fish - on chord; appears to be bone but not signed by the artist - see photos for measurement and details of this amazing piece

17
Japanese Signed Inro with Ojime Beads
- carved Inro on chord with 3 ojime carved polished beads; signed - beautiful artwork details (different scene on each side) - in excellent condition (Inros often used to carry small items such as seals and medicines) - a nice collectible piece to ha...

18
Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face
- an incredible sculpted netsuke in form of female in decorative kimono and carrying fan in one hand - whimsical and technical sculpting of head that rotates to show two different expressions - signed on bottom - 2" tall

19
Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face # 2
- another incredible sculpted netsuke with rotating face and carved detail - signed on bottom - 2" tall (figure in kimono with staff & a extra human head) - makes a nice pairing with Lot 018

20
Signed Netsuke - Cat & Mouse
- such a clever, fun, and full of amazing carving skill - signed; approximately 2" long - etched tubular shaped netsuke with carved mouse on top and moveable cat inside - cat moves part way out when carving tipped - an incredible piece!

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Signed Netsuke - Many Faces / Heads
- another incredible Netsuke carving - multiple carved heads with various facial expressions, on both top and underside - signed; approximately 2" x 1 1/2"

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Signed Netsuke - Duck
- polished (ivory or bone?) Netsuke carved as a duck with etched detailing - signed - approximately 1 1/2" long

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Signed Netsuke - Rabbits
- mother rabbit with two baby rabbits huddled together - approximately 2" adorable detailed carved Netsuke - signed

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Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face
- as in Lot # 018 & #019, another amazing carved Netsuke figure with a rotating face - signed on bottom (figure with decorative garment and holding a large fan) - 2" tall

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Genuine Ivory Handcarved Okimono Carving
genuine ivory Okimono carving approximately 2 1/2" tall - Asian lion figure - lots of interesting carving detail

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Signed Netsuke - Mouse & Carp
- Is the mouse whispering in the Carp's ear? - signed; approximately 2 1/2"

27
Signed Netsuke - Pensive Bearded One
- signed Netsuke carving of oriental male figure with white beard - amazing carving, some colour, some etching and a pensive expression - approximately 2" tall

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Signed Netsuke - Fish in Waves
- signed Netsuke carving of two fish in waves - a unique piece for the collection

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Signed Netsuke - The Hare & The Predator
- signed on bottom between the rabbit's feet - expressive faces on both animals! - carved Netsuke is approximately 1 1/2" long

30
Vintage Chinese Red Cinnabar Snuff Bottle
- intricate carved details - signed and in excellent condition - spoon still intact & has its string that was used for hanging on the garment belt

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Chinese Snuff Bottles with Jade Lids
- pair of matching snuff bottles with jade lids & painted dragon motif - signed on bottom of each - Lot includes a miniature Chinese painted vase

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Handcarved & Handpainted
- small silver metal snuff/medicine container (with metal dip stick; no spoon end) - antique porcelain lidded dish intricately hand painted with colour & gold - snuff box carved inserts could be bone, boxwood, ivory or resin

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Vintage Carved Jade & Brass Letter Opener
- 9" long brass letter opener with intricate carving on each side - top side of handle has carved jade insert - a very unique, exquisite piece!

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Knife in Decorative Sheath
- see photos for beautiful details of sheath and knife - tiger stamp on stainless steel blade - belt loop attachment - note: sheath section over blade end has loosened

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Cloisonne Handcrafted Brass Urn
- Peking Collection (authentic handcrafted by artisans of the People's Republic) - beautiful piece with gorgeous enamel work & cut-out design on lid - Chinese Foo Dog lid topper - piece is approximately 8 1/2" tall

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Ancient Chinese Artistry
Chinese traditional lacquered jewellery box - monk brown lacquer & lined with pure silk satin (excellent condition) - in-laid carved jade on top and box is fitted with decorative brass plates on corners & hinges - 12" x 8" (locking device included)

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Cloisonne Trio & Lacquer Framed Geisha
- beautiful intricate vintage enamel brass cloisonne bowl, with lotus flowers & bird - 2 smaller brass cloisonne pieces, as seen in photos - crimson lacquer framed Geisha print (10 1/2" x 11 1/2")

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Vintage Jade & Enamel Hand Mirror
- beautiful Chinese enameled hand mirror with jade handle - intricate metal edging - a lovely collectible item & comes in it's original box

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Oriental Handpainted Brass Miniatures
pair of Chinese Foo Dog brass miniatures with enamel colour detail - miniature brass tiger, hand-painted with high sheen finish - a collectible threesome

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Exquisite Pair of Carved Snuff Bottles
must-have collector pieces! - spoons are full intact - one carved in shape of fruit with intricate carved stem/leaves - second is bottle shaped with intricate animal carving

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Another Pair of Snuff Bottles
- intricately carved snuff bottle with carved stopper (& spoon is intact) - signed carved & polished snuff figural bottle (with stopper but no spoon)

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Signed Netsuke With Rotating Face
- detailed carved Netsuke with rotating faces for double expressions - signed - 3" oriental figure with fan and teapot

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Japanese Netsuke Craftsmanship
- signed Netsuke carving of many mice huddling (mother & babies) - detail & craftsmanship is amazing - approximately 1 1/2" long

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Pair of Japanese Netsukes
- signed Netsuke, carved as a mother rat with her babies in a coil of rope - Netsuke carving of a mare and her colt (appears to be unsigned) - both incredible carvings

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Netsuke & Okimono
- incredible carving details on both these Japanese artisan pieces - Netsuke carved bear & young animal (appears to be unsigned) - whimsical carved Okimono totem pair (monkey atop a hare)

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Signed Netsukes with Rotating Faces
- 2" tall; both with intricate carving & rotating faces - two different figural carvings (one a witch or clairvoyant and the other ... ??)

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Pair of Signed Netsukes
- miniature signed Netsuke Holy Man (polished finish) - Foo Dog Netsuke (also signed) - intricate carving

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Netsuke Pair
- signed Netsuke figure with expressive face & details - unsigned "newer" Netsuke miniature figure with sack

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Netsuke - Mice & Corn
- a clever little carving with nice detail & intricate work - no signature found

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Pair of Signed Netsukes - Horses
- each Netsuke is signed by individual artist & with intricate details - one horse is befriended by a frog and one by a mouse - each one is approximately 1 1/2" long

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Rate Unique Signed Netsuke
- carved clamshell-shaped Netsuke - appears to be a very early circa piece - a bit of erotica carved front and signed on back - approximately 2"

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Stunning Netsuke Carving of Cranes
- a beautiful elongated netsuke (approx. 1 3/4") - carved 3 dimensionally into solid piece of ivory, bone or other source of material - a lovely addition to a collection or individual piece to own

53
Carved Ojimi Bead & Miniature Carving
- an skillful, fine hand carved this ivory ojimi bead with its 3 dimensional, textural carving from a solid bead shape - Foo Dog miniature carving on silver key chain - see photos for measurements

54
Pair of Netsukes - Almost Identical
- incredible pairing of carved netsuke heads, each with 3 carved faces - each has 2 twin faces (with the slightest of difference in each) plus a 3rd face on each between the two sides at the bottom - very unique & each signed by the talented carver -...

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Signed Carved with Colour Netsuke
- a dual entity netsuke carving with turtle and standing man - incredible artistry through carving skill, colour and Japanese folklore - signed by artist on bottom of feet - approximately 1 3/4" x 1 1/4"

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Signed Netsuke with Rotating Head & Colour
- signed 2" figure Netsuke with rotating head allowing two different expressions - figure's garment is beautifully etched and with colour; as seen in photos - figure carved with Japanese umbrella and staff - signed by artist on bottom of foot

57
Pair of Antique Snuff / Medicine
- bone or ivory with decorative silver bottom and tops - both have operating hinged lids still in tact - overall excellent condition - both have same carving in silver along the bottom front to make a nice collectible pairing

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Pair of Antique Snuff / Medicine Bottles
- another exquisite pair of miniature snuff bottles - one with silver ends and hinged lid still in tact - second one with hand painted lacquer design and metal ends (lid appears to be tightly attached and didn't want to force it off for the photos - ...

59
Carved Snuff Bottle
- two different carving scenes for front and back - removable top and spoon in tact - intricate carving details, as seen in photos - 2 1/2" long

60
Oriental Wood Netsuke & Lacquered Artwork Piece
- two unique vintage oriental artisan pieces - 3" signed netsuke carving from oriental wood; man with duck - hand painted & lacquered bone (maybe ivory) curved piece that may have been part of a snuff bottle - very intricate details on both the carve...

61
Signed Netsuke - Double the Trouble Turtles
- an amazing & witty carved netsuke; signed & detail to the nth degree! - two turtles with personality; one-a-top the other - signed

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Signed Netsuke - Mother & Baby Turtle
- carved netsuke; signed by artisan - also an amazing carved piece, with parent turtle and baby turtle on a lily pad - incredible details!

63
Signed Netsuke - Ladybug & Butterfly
- a charming signed carved netsuke - signed - nice detailing on both the ladybug and the butterfly

64
Signed Netsuke - Frog & Baby Turtle
- a signed netsuke honouring pond life - charming frog (perhaps a prince:)) with a baby turtle hitchhiker - also amazing detail

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Signed Netsuke - Frog & Two Baby Turtles
conversation on the lily pad - signed carved netsuke of frog, two baby turtles floating on a lily pad - incredible detail; incredible collectible piece

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Signed Netsuke - Turles on Lily Pad
- charming carved netsuke of mother & baby turtles napping on a lily pad - signed - more incredible Japanese craftsmanship!

67
Signed Netsuke & Okimono - Kissing Koi
- signed netsuke carved as a pair of kissing koi in waves - larger carved koi Okimono - two great pieces

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Okimono & Netsuke
- large frog Okimono carving (no signature found) - interesting carving (perhaps mythical creature) that appears to be a netsuke (with chord holes through the jaws of the creature); no signature found

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Signed Netsuke - All Creatures Big & Small
- a stunning carved netsuke; signed - carved cluster of numerous animals - the details are so intricate (even the bottom shows all their little feet & more!) - a must have for the collection!

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Signed Netsuke - The Hare & The Monkey
- another whimsical netsuke animal carving; signed - this time the monkey is the hitch hiker! - a charming pair

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Pair of Signed Netsukes
- double the collection with these 2 skillfully crafted netsukes - Foo dogs, one with ball and one with hands on hips

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Pair of Signed Netsukes
- 2 different carvings of mother dog with young pup - both netsukes are signed by the individual artists

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Signed - Netsuke - Bear & Rat
- beautifully carved signed netsuke - sitting bear (with intricately carved toes) and his buddy the rat snuggled beside

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure with staff and revolving 2 faces, lovely black etching details, as seen in photos

75
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure holding item in hand & satchel on back of shoulder, revolving 2 faces, lovely black etching details, as seen in photos

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figuring holding item in left hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure waving hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figures with papers in hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

79
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure with wineskin & long handled cup, beautifully carved, etched and with revolving 2 faces

80
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure carrying satchel over shoulder & item in one hand, revolving 2 faces, nice etching details, as seen in photos

81
Netsuke With Revolving Face & Stand
- netsuke figure with large fan & revolving 2 faces, hair etched in black, mounted on stand, carved out of organic material but no signature visible

82
Antique Chinese Figures & Carvings
- total of 4 items - 2 antique handpainted Chinese figurines (as seen in photos & one has detached arm) - polished carved solid camel (small holes along its back...purpose?) - happy Buddha Netsuke mounted on stand, handcarved

83
Signed Netsuke - Monkey in Talon
- unique carving of smiling monkey sitting in bird of prey talon, signed netsuke, incredible 3 dimensional detail in this carving!

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Signed Netsuke - Monkeys in Pouches
- signed netsuke with pair of small monkeys in pouches or beds, more incredible 3 dimensional detailed carving

85
Signed Netsuke - Baby Dragon
- signed baby dragon netsuke on a perch, intricate carving on head & face of dragon

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Signed Netsuke - Lion & Flower
- signed lion netsuke with flower on back, incredible carving & etching detail

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Signed Netsike - Lion & Cub
- signed netsuke lion with baby cub, see photos for all the incredible details

88
Signed Foo Dog & Dragon Netsukes
- signed Foo dog netsuke, made in Hong Kong - dragon Netsuke with intricate carving details but no signature found

89
Signed Netsuke - Rabbit Play
- pair of rabbits & basket carved in detail, signed

90
Signed Netsuke - Snake & Turtle # 1
- snake & turtle on lily pad, signed, incredible detail

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Signed Netsuke - Snake & Turtle # 2
- snake & turtle on lily pad, signed, similar to Lot 90 but individual variations in carving & etching

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Signed Netsuke - Snake In a Twist
- signed netsuke snake, intricate etching to form snake skin

93
Signed Netsuke - Bull Frog
- incredible detailed carving of a bull frog (or maybe it's a Foo dog), see photos

94
Signed Netsuke - Mountain Goat & Baby Goat
- incredible netsuke carving of mother & baby goat

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Signed Netsuke - Beautiful Duck
- exquisite netsuke carving in shape of duck, black etchings for eyes, wings & tail, signed on bottom between the duck's feet

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Signed Netsuke - Ox & Baby
- incredible netsuke animal carving of mother & baby, signed, such attention to detail such as the teeth, horns, eyes etc.

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Signed Netsuke - Foo Dog Lion
- netsuke in shape of Foo dog lion in crouch position & head roaring upward, signed

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Signed Netsuke - Horse
- lovely little carved netsuke in shape of horse, signed, etched mane & tail

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Signed Netsuke - Foo Dog
- netsuke in shape of Foo dog crouching, signed on back foot, see photos for details

100
Signed Netsuke - Horse & Rat
- signed netsuke in shape of horse with a rat climbing up for a ride, see photos for incredible details

101
Netsuke - Mountain Goats
- netsuke in shape of mountain goat with its young, no signature confirmed, one area has some markings that possibly could be signature??, an intricate carving nonetheless

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Signed Netsuke - Horse & Owner
- a signed netsuke with amazing detail of both the horse & the male figure, from all sides & angles the details are incredible, not a detail missed, enhanced with etching & colour

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Pair of Netsukes
- 2 netsukes, both figures, no signatures found, each piece unique in its own right, see photos for details

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Signed Netsuke - Princes
- signed netsuke carving of a princess bust, incredible 3 dimensional details, gorgeous etchings to enhance the overall effect

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Signed Netsuke - Two Headed Figure
- double the personality with this unique netsuke carving, signed on bottom of foot

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Signed Netsuke - Man Held in Hand
- an amazing carving feat and incredible skill, signed, a must have for the collection!, see photos for detail upon detail (looks incredible from every angle)

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Pair of Signed Netsuke Dragons
- very similar pairing but each a unique individual carved netsuke, both signed, incredibly detailed carved dragons on scrolls

108
Signed Netsuke - Mother & Child
- female figure in kimono carrying child & toy, signed netsuke carving, lovely etching detail

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Pair of Exquisite Signed Netsukes
- 2 miniature male netsuke figures, one with sword, the other with 2 items - both signed and with incredible touches of colouring that make them even more incredible - see photos for details of the incredible carvings

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Netsuke - Sumo Wrestler
- sumo wrestler carved netsuke, as seen in photos, perhaps signature on bottom of feet (or perhaps just details of feet), see photos

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Signed Netsuke - Male Figure at Tea
- incredible piece in so many ways, signed, with colour etching

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Signed Netsuke - Sitting Figure With Fan
- delicate, intricate and an incredible work of art, signed, see photos for details

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Signed Netsuke - Wise Man
- signed netsuke carving with colour, a nice piece

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Signed Netsuke - Elder With Staff & Palm
- another great netsuke with skilled carving, colour & etching, see photos

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Signed Netsuke - Bearded Figure with Scroll
- and again, a wonderful carving of skill, colour & etching, see photos

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Contact: David
Phone: 519-763-1856
Sale Location
Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
Full Address Available after 9 am
on Saturday, Nov 21
Sale Dates and Times
Sale Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions - To Bid and Buy REGISTRATION & IDENTIFICATION: At the time of registration, we collect information about you to verify who you are before you can bid. We collect credit card information to ensure that you are a qualified buyer. All bidders must be of legal age to bid. PAYING FOR YOUR PURCHASES: There is no cost to register for an auction. Your credit card will not be charged unless you win. When an auction closes, if you are the winner, we will charge your credit card with the winning bid amount, plus applicable Buyers Premium and taxes, as stated in terms of auction. Credit Cards include Visa and Mastercard only. REVIEWING YOUR BIDS: During an auction you can check the status of your bids at anytime. Note that no bids can be withdrawn after the auction for any reason. All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. BIDDING NOTIFICATIONS: You can choose to be notified by e-mail during the auction if you have been outbid. Please note that outbid notifications are NOT sent out during the last two hours of the sale. WINNING NOTIFICATION & INVOICING: All winning bidders will receive an e-mailed invoice the morning after the auction closes. PICKUPS & REMOVALS: Dates and times for pickup will be posted on our website. We do not ship. Do not bid if you are unable to have your items picked up. Any item not picked up during the posted pickup times will be considered an abandoned item. Items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. If you abandon an item, your credit card will be charged for the purchase price of the item plus the cost to remove, transport and dispose the item. CONDITIONS OF ITEMS SOLD & OUR ONLINE CATALOGUE: Our best efforts are made to represent all items accurately in descriptions and photographs; however, all items are ultimately sold on an 'as is, where is' basis, with all faults. We strongly encourage all bidders to personally verify the condition of each item during the scheduled preview times. No responsibility is assumed by Rapid Sell or the seller for any errors or omissions. CLAIMS: No claims regarding goods purchased will be allowed. Bidders are reminded that all goods are sold on an 'as is, where is' basis, with all faults. PERSONAL & PROPERTY RISKS: We will not be liable for damage or injury to individuals or their property. ADDITIONS & DELETIONS: We reserve the right to remove and/or add lots and/or items to the sale at any point during the auction. BUYERS: The BUYER expressly agrees to indemnify and save Rapid Sell, the Seller and their assigns harmless from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damage or liability, directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from an act, including the negligent acts or omissions of Rapid Sell, or anyone acting in his/her behalf in connection with or arising out of auction. All bidders/buyers must be of legal age. RESERVE: Seldom are items sold with Reserve. If an item is being sold with a reserve, it will be clearly marked and identified. For items sold with a 'reserve', you will be required to pay a minimum amount in order to win the item. AUCTION RECORDS: In the unlikely event of a dispute, you agree to accept as true the information that we have in our records. SOFT CLOSE: Items close at regular intervals. To prevent a bidder from 'sniping', all bids made in the last minute of the auction will force an item to stay open for an additional 3 minutes. This will continue until all bidding has ceased. Most of our auction lots close in 10 second intervals. In other words, if an auction has 100 lots and is scheduled to close at 9:00 p.m., the first lot will close at 9:00 pm (soft close in effect) while the 100th lot will close at approx. 9:16 p.m. (soft close in effect). STRATEGY: We recommend that ALL BIDDERS put in their maximum bid when placing a bid online. This does not mean you will have to pay the amount you bid; you only pay one bid more than the next highest bid, and only up to your maximum bid. The software system will play out the bids as you would at a live auction and only uses the funds required to beat out the under-bidder at the prescribed bid increment. CATALOGUE ERRORS & OMISSIONS: If a description does not match a picture in a lot, the description takes precedence. All items are sold on an 'as is, where is' basis, with all faults. By bidding you are acknowledging agreement with the terms above.Do not bid unless you agree to all of these terms.
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Antique Jade Figurine Sculpture
- solid jade sculpture - hand carved; great detail; large piece of Jade artwork - 12 1/2" tall on carved wood stand; stunning piece - wooden base is carved with a cut-out design with a delicate look - Note: small fleabite on back edge of robe

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Auction Details - PLEASE READ
Bidding Opens: Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 12:00pm Bidding Begins To Close: Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 8:00pm (soft close in effect) Preview Date/Time: Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at 5665 Watson Rd. N, Guelph by sch...

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Antique Japanese Ivory Figurine
- exquisite carved details and patina - ivory or bone? (it's a gorgeous piece) - 11" tall with removable carved wood stand - Note: small fleabite on tip of one leaf; barely noticeable

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Chinese "God of Luck" Sculpture
- Fukurokuju (God of wisdom, luck, longevity, wealth & happiness) - 9" tall with carved wood stand (stamp on bottom of stand) - ivory with great artistic details; another exquisite piece

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Antique Stone Carved Figurine
- rare older Asian piece - exquisitely carved draping of garment & other details - mounted on natural stone base - 8 1/2" tall including base - Note: tiny fleabite on tip of leaf

5
Vintage Indonesian Bust Sculptures
- 11" tall matching set of Balinese Beauties - heavy, solid pieces for the mantle or use as beautiful bookends - finish in good condition consistent with age

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Antique Rose Quartz Geisha
- elegant and charming oriental figure - female under floral arbour - 6 1/2" tall with carved wood base

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Antique Japanese Tobacco Pouch with Netsuke
- a stunning 1800's piece; in such amazing condition & with attached Netsuke - silk pouch has beautiful hand embroidered dragon motif on both sides - decorative metal snap on front of pouch - Japanese dragon netsuke for hanging pouch from the kimono ...

8
Japanese Hardcarved Netsuke Set
- six netsuke miniature carvings approx 2" each - faces show incredible detail & craftsmanship; some with pop out eyes - stored in a silk embroidered box with bone or ivory clasp - most pieces signed by individual artists as seen in photos

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Antique Signed Rabbit Netsuke
- Wow! What an incredible carved netsuke! - mother rabbit with three young ones; all carved with 3-dimensional details - approximately 3" wide & 2 1/2" tall; signed on bottom - stored in a satin-lined silk fabric box

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Vintage Carved Collectibles
- two exquisitely carved items - elephant carved letter opener which appears to be genuine ivory (6" long) - large intricately carved ring (4" diameter); ivory? bone? resin/bakelite? - both interesting older collectible pieces

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Netsuke Skeleton - Signed
- approx 2" x 1 1/4" - sitting carved skeleton with pot or drum; amazing detail - signed by artist on bottom of pot/drum - comes in satin-lined, silk-embroidered box with bone or ivory clasp

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Netsuke Villagers
- group of seven miniature netsuke men figures (some are signed) - each approximately 2" tall - 7 wood stands are included - great detail and colour as part of the incredible craftsmanship

13
Ivory Horse Carving On Stand
- incredible ivory horse carving with custom carved wood stand - material could be ivory, bone, wood?? - an exquisite unique carving & signed by artist (see photos for details)

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Antique Carved Oriental Snuff Bottle
- figural carvings on each side of snuff bottle - spoon still intact with overall excellent condition - see photos for measurements

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Pair of Gemstone Carvings
- 2 antique stone carvings (one appears to be jade and the other rose quartz) - see photos for details of these collectible older pieces and for the measurements

16
Bone Okimono Carving
- incredible Okimono carved as a man riding a large fish - on chord; appears to be bone but not signed by the artist - see photos for measurement and details of this amazing piece

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Japanese Signed Inro with Ojime Beads
- carved Inro on chord with 3 ojime carved polished beads; signed - beautiful artwork details (different scene on each side) - in excellent condition (Inros often used to carry small items such as seals and medicines) - a nice collectible piece to ha...

18
Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face
- an incredible sculpted netsuke in form of female in decorative kimono and carrying fan in one hand - whimsical and technical sculpting of head that rotates to show two different expressions - signed on bottom - 2" tall

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Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face # 2
- another incredible sculpted netsuke with rotating face and carved detail - signed on bottom - 2" tall (figure in kimono with staff & a extra human head) - makes a nice pairing with Lot 018

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Signed Netsuke - Cat & Mouse
- such a clever, fun, and full of amazing carving skill - signed; approximately 2" long - etched tubular shaped netsuke with carved mouse on top and moveable cat inside - cat moves part way out when carving tipped - an incredible piece!

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Signed Netsuke - Many Faces / Heads
- another incredible Netsuke carving - multiple carved heads with various facial expressions, on both top and underside - signed; approximately 2" x 1 1/2"

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Signed Netsuke - Duck
- polished (ivory or bone?) Netsuke carved as a duck with etched detailing - signed - approximately 1 1/2" long

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Signed Netsuke - Rabbits
- mother rabbit with two baby rabbits huddled together - approximately 2" adorable detailed carved Netsuke - signed

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Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face
- as in Lot # 018 & #019, another amazing carved Netsuke figure with a rotating face - signed on bottom (figure with decorative garment and holding a large fan) - 2" tall

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Genuine Ivory Handcarved Okimono Carving
genuine ivory Okimono carving approximately 2 1/2" tall - Asian lion figure - lots of interesting carving detail

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Signed Netsuke - Mouse & Carp
- Is the mouse whispering in the Carp's ear? - signed; approximately 2 1/2"

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Signed Netsuke - Pensive Bearded One
- signed Netsuke carving of oriental male figure with white beard - amazing carving, some colour, some etching and a pensive expression - approximately 2" tall

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Signed Netsuke - Fish in Waves
- signed Netsuke carving of two fish in waves - a unique piece for the collection

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Signed Netsuke - The Hare & The Predator
- signed on bottom between the rabbit's feet - expressive faces on both animals! - carved Netsuke is approximately 1 1/2" long

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Vintage Chinese Red Cinnabar Snuff Bottle
- intricate carved details - signed and in excellent condition - spoon still intact & has its string that was used for hanging on the garment belt

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Chinese Snuff Bottles with Jade Lids
- pair of matching snuff bottles with jade lids & painted dragon motif - signed on bottom of each - Lot includes a miniature Chinese painted vase

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Handcarved & Handpainted
- small silver metal snuff/medicine container (with metal dip stick; no spoon end) - antique porcelain lidded dish intricately hand painted with colour & gold - snuff box carved inserts could be bone, boxwood, ivory or resin

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Vintage Carved Jade & Brass Letter Opener
- 9" long brass letter opener with intricate carving on each side - top side of handle has carved jade insert - a very unique, exquisite piece!

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Knife in Decorative Sheath
- see photos for beautiful details of sheath and knife - tiger stamp on stainless steel blade - belt loop attachment - note: sheath section over blade end has loosened

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Cloisonne Handcrafted Brass Urn
- Peking Collection (authentic handcrafted by artisans of the People's Republic) - beautiful piece with gorgeous enamel work & cut-out design on lid - Chinese Foo Dog lid topper - piece is approximately 8 1/2" tall

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Ancient Chinese Artistry
Chinese traditional lacquered jewellery box - monk brown lacquer & lined with pure silk satin (excellent condition) - in-laid carved jade on top and box is fitted with decorative brass plates on corners & hinges - 12" x 8" (locking device included)

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Cloisonne Trio & Lacquer Framed Geisha
- beautiful intricate vintage enamel brass cloisonne bowl, with lotus flowers & bird - 2 smaller brass cloisonne pieces, as seen in photos - crimson lacquer framed Geisha print (10 1/2" x 11 1/2")

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Vintage Jade & Enamel Hand Mirror
- beautiful Chinese enameled hand mirror with jade handle - intricate metal edging - a lovely collectible item & comes in it's original box

39
Oriental Handpainted Brass Miniatures
pair of Chinese Foo Dog brass miniatures with enamel colour detail - miniature brass tiger, hand-painted with high sheen finish - a collectible threesome

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Exquisite Pair of Carved Snuff Bottles
must-have collector pieces! - spoons are full intact - one carved in shape of fruit with intricate carved stem/leaves - second is bottle shaped with intricate animal carving

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Another Pair of Snuff Bottles
- intricately carved snuff bottle with carved stopper (& spoon is intact) - signed carved & polished snuff figural bottle (with stopper but no spoon)

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Signed Netsuke With Rotating Face
- detailed carved Netsuke with rotating faces for double expressions - signed - 3" oriental figure with fan and teapot

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Japanese Netsuke Craftsmanship
- signed Netsuke carving of many mice huddling (mother & babies) - detail & craftsmanship is amazing - approximately 1 1/2" long

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Pair of Japanese Netsukes
- signed Netsuke, carved as a mother rat with her babies in a coil of rope - Netsuke carving of a mare and her colt (appears to be unsigned) - both incredible carvings

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Netsuke & Okimono
- incredible carving details on both these Japanese artisan pieces - Netsuke carved bear & young animal (appears to be unsigned) - whimsical carved Okimono totem pair (monkey atop a hare)

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Signed Netsukes with Rotating Faces
- 2" tall; both with intricate carving & rotating faces - two different figural carvings (one a witch or clairvoyant and the other ... ??)

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Pair of Signed Netsukes
- miniature signed Netsuke Holy Man (polished finish) - Foo Dog Netsuke (also signed) - intricate carving

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Netsuke Pair
- signed Netsuke figure with expressive face & details - unsigned "newer" Netsuke miniature figure with sack

49
Netsuke - Mice & Corn
- a clever little carving with nice detail & intricate work - no signature found

50
Pair of Signed Netsukes - Horses
- each Netsuke is signed by individual artist & with intricate details - one horse is befriended by a frog and one by a mouse - each one is approximately 1 1/2" long

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Rate Unique Signed Netsuke
- carved clamshell-shaped Netsuke - appears to be a very early circa piece - a bit of erotica carved front and signed on back - approximately 2"

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Stunning Netsuke Carving of Cranes
- a beautiful elongated netsuke (approx. 1 3/4") - carved 3 dimensionally into solid piece of ivory, bone or other source of material - a lovely addition to a collection or individual piece to own

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Carved Ojimi Bead & Miniature Carving
- an skillful, fine hand carved this ivory ojimi bead with its 3 dimensional, textural carving from a solid bead shape - Foo Dog miniature carving on silver key chain - see photos for measurements

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Pair of Netsukes - Almost Identical
- incredible pairing of carved netsuke heads, each with 3 carved faces - each has 2 twin faces (with the slightest of difference in each) plus a 3rd face on each between the two sides at the bottom - very unique & each signed by the talented carver -...

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Signed Carved with Colour Netsuke
- a dual entity netsuke carving with turtle and standing man - incredible artistry through carving skill, colour and Japanese folklore - signed by artist on bottom of feet - approximately 1 3/4" x 1 1/4"

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Signed Netsuke with Rotating Head & Colour
- signed 2" figure Netsuke with rotating head allowing two different expressions - figure's garment is beautifully etched and with colour; as seen in photos - figure carved with Japanese umbrella and staff - signed by artist on bottom of foot

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Pair of Antique Snuff / Medicine
- bone or ivory with decorative silver bottom and tops - both have operating hinged lids still in tact - overall excellent condition - both have same carving in silver along the bottom front to make a nice collectible pairing

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Pair of Antique Snuff / Medicine Bottles
- another exquisite pair of miniature snuff bottles - one with silver ends and hinged lid still in tact - second one with hand painted lacquer design and metal ends (lid appears to be tightly attached and didn't want to force it off for the photos - ...

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Carved Snuff Bottle
- two different carving scenes for front and back - removable top and spoon in tact - intricate carving details, as seen in photos - 2 1/2" long

60
Oriental Wood Netsuke & Lacquered Artwork Piece
- two unique vintage oriental artisan pieces - 3" signed netsuke carving from oriental wood; man with duck - hand painted & lacquered bone (maybe ivory) curved piece that may have been part of a snuff bottle - very intricate details on both the carve...

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Signed Netsuke - Double the Trouble Turtles
- an amazing & witty carved netsuke; signed & detail to the nth degree! - two turtles with personality; one-a-top the other - signed

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Signed Netsuke - Mother & Baby Turtle
- carved netsuke; signed by artisan - also an amazing carved piece, with parent turtle and baby turtle on a lily pad - incredible details!

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Signed Netsuke - Ladybug & Butterfly
- a charming signed carved netsuke - signed - nice detailing on both the ladybug and the butterfly

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Signed Netsuke - Frog & Baby Turtle
- a signed netsuke honouring pond life - charming frog (perhaps a prince:)) with a baby turtle hitchhiker - also amazing detail

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Signed Netsuke - Frog & Two Baby Turtles
conversation on the lily pad - signed carved netsuke of frog, two baby turtles floating on a lily pad - incredible detail; incredible collectible piece

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Signed Netsuke - Turles on Lily Pad
- charming carved netsuke of mother & baby turtles napping on a lily pad - signed - more incredible Japanese craftsmanship!

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Signed Netsuke & Okimono - Kissing Koi
- signed netsuke carved as a pair of kissing koi in waves - larger carved koi Okimono - two great pieces

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Okimono & Netsuke
- large frog Okimono carving (no signature found) - interesting carving (perhaps mythical creature) that appears to be a netsuke (with chord holes through the jaws of the creature); no signature found

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Signed Netsuke - All Creatures Big & Small
- a stunning carved netsuke; signed - carved cluster of numerous animals - the details are so intricate (even the bottom shows all their little feet & more!) - a must have for the collection!

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Signed Netsuke - The Hare & The Monkey
- another whimsical netsuke animal carving; signed - this time the monkey is the hitch hiker! - a charming pair

71
Pair of Signed Netsukes
- double the collection with these 2 skillfully crafted netsukes - Foo dogs, one with ball and one with hands on hips

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Pair of Signed Netsukes
- 2 different carvings of mother dog with young pup - both netsukes are signed by the individual artists

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Signed - Netsuke - Bear & Rat
- beautifully carved signed netsuke - sitting bear (with intricately carved toes) and his buddy the rat snuggled beside

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure with staff and revolving 2 faces, lovely black etching details, as seen in photos

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure holding item in hand & satchel on back of shoulder, revolving 2 faces, lovely black etching details, as seen in photos

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figuring holding item in left hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

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Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure waving hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

78
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figures with papers in hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

79
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure with wineskin & long handled cup, beautifully carved, etched and with revolving 2 faces

80
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure carrying satchel over shoulder & item in one hand, revolving 2 faces, nice etching details, as seen in photos

81
Netsuke With Revolving Face & Stand
- netsuke figure with large fan & revolving 2 faces, hair etched in black, mounted on stand, carved out of organic material but no signature visible

82
Antique Chinese Figures & Carvings
- total of 4 items - 2 antique handpainted Chinese figurines (as seen in photos & one has detached arm) - polished carved solid camel (small holes along its back...purpose?) - happy Buddha Netsuke mounted on stand, handcarved

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Signed Netsuke - Monkey in Talon
- unique carving of smiling monkey sitting in bird of prey talon, signed netsuke, incredible 3 dimensional detail in this carving!

84
Signed Netsuke - Monkeys in Pouches
- signed netsuke with pair of small monkeys in pouches or beds, more incredible 3 dimensional detailed carving

85
Signed Netsuke - Baby Dragon
- signed baby dragon netsuke on a perch, intricate carving on head & face of dragon

86
Signed Netsuke - Lion & Flower
- signed lion netsuke with flower on back, incredible carving & etching detail

87
Signed Netsike - Lion & Cub
- signed netsuke lion with baby cub, see photos for all the incredible details

88
Signed Foo Dog & Dragon Netsukes
- signed Foo dog netsuke, made in Hong Kong - dragon Netsuke with intricate carving details but no signature found

89
Signed Netsuke - Rabbit Play
- pair of rabbits & basket carved in detail, signed

90
Signed Netsuke - Snake & Turtle # 1
- snake & turtle on lily pad, signed, incredible detail

91
Signed Netsuke - Snake & Turtle # 2
- snake & turtle on lily pad, signed, similar to Lot 90 but individual variations in carving & etching

92
Signed Netsuke - Snake In a Twist
- signed netsuke snake, intricate etching to form snake skin

93
Signed Netsuke - Bull Frog
- incredible detailed carving of a bull frog (or maybe it's a Foo dog), see photos

94
Signed Netsuke - Mountain Goat & Baby Goat
- incredible netsuke carving of mother & baby goat

95
Signed Netsuke - Beautiful Duck
- exquisite netsuke carving in shape of duck, black etchings for eyes, wings & tail, signed on bottom between the duck's feet

96
Signed Netsuke - Ox & Baby
- incredible netsuke animal carving of mother & baby, signed, such attention to detail such as the teeth, horns, eyes etc.

97
Signed Netsuke - Foo Dog Lion
- netsuke in shape of Foo dog lion in crouch position & head roaring upward, signed

98
Signed Netsuke - Horse
- lovely little carved netsuke in shape of horse, signed, etched mane & tail

99
Signed Netsuke - Foo Dog
- netsuke in shape of Foo dog crouching, signed on back foot, see photos for details

100
Signed Netsuke - Horse & Rat
- signed netsuke in shape of horse with a rat climbing up for a ride, see photos for incredible details

101
Netsuke - Mountain Goats
- netsuke in shape of mountain goat with its young, no signature confirmed, one area has some markings that possibly could be signature??, an intricate carving nonetheless

102
Signed Netsuke - Horse & Owner
- a signed netsuke with amazing detail of both the horse & the male figure, from all sides & angles the details are incredible, not a detail missed, enhanced with etching & colour

103
Pair of Netsukes
- 2 netsukes, both figures, no signatures found, each piece unique in its own right, see photos for details

104
Signed Netsuke - Princes
- signed netsuke carving of a princess bust, incredible 3 dimensional details, gorgeous etchings to enhance the overall effect

105
Signed Netsuke - Two Headed Figure
- double the personality with this unique netsuke carving, signed on bottom of foot

106
Signed Netsuke - Man Held in Hand
- an amazing carving feat and incredible skill, signed, a must have for the collection!, see photos for detail upon detail (looks incredible from every angle)

107
Pair of Signed Netsuke Dragons
- very similar pairing but each a unique individual carved netsuke, both signed, incredibly detailed carved dragons on scrolls

108
Signed Netsuke - Mother & Child
- female figure in kimono carrying child & toy, signed netsuke carving, lovely etching detail

109
Pair of Exquisite Signed Netsukes
- 2 miniature male netsuke figures, one with sword, the other with 2 items - both signed and with incredible touches of colouring that make them even more incredible - see photos for details of the incredible carvings

110
Netsuke - Sumo Wrestler
- sumo wrestler carved netsuke, as seen in photos, perhaps signature on bottom of feet (or perhaps just details of feet), see photos

111
Signed Netsuke - Male Figure at Tea
- incredible piece in so many ways, signed, with colour etching

112
Signed Netsuke - Sitting Figure With Fan
- delicate, intricate and an incredible work of art, signed, see photos for details

113
Signed Netsuke - Wise Man
- signed netsuke carving with colour, a nice piece

114
Signed Netsuke - Elder With Staff & Palm
- another great netsuke with skilled carving, colour & etching, see photos

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Signed Netsuke - Bearded Figure with Scroll
- and again, a wonderful carving of skill, colour & etching, see photos

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Unique Estate Artifacts Collection - Guelph
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Sale Date(s)
Bidding Starts: Sunday Nov 22
Bidding Ends: Thursday Nov 26
Sale Location
Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
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Antique Jade Figurine Sculpture
- solid jade sculpture - hand carved; great detail; large piece of Jade artwork - 12 1/2" tall on carved wood stand; stunning piece - wooden base is carved with a cut-out design with a delicate look - Note: small fleabite on back edge of robe

1
Auction Details - PLEASE READ
Bidding Opens: Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 12:00pm Bidding Begins To Close: Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 8:00pm (soft close in effect) Preview Date/Time: Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at 5665 Watson Rd. N, Guelph by sch...

2
Antique Japanese Ivory Figurine
- exquisite carved details and patina - ivory or bone? (it's a gorgeous piece) - 11" tall with removable carved wood stand - Note: small fleabite on tip of one leaf; barely noticeable

3
Chinese "God of Luck" Sculpture
- Fukurokuju (God of wisdom, luck, longevity, wealth & happiness) - 9" tall with carved wood stand (stamp on bottom of stand) - ivory with great artistic details; another exquisite piece

4
Antique Stone Carved Figurine
- rare older Asian piece - exquisitely carved draping of garment & other details - mounted on natural stone base - 8 1/2" tall including base - Note: tiny fleabite on tip of leaf

5
Vintage Indonesian Bust Sculptures
- 11" tall matching set of Balinese Beauties - heavy, solid pieces for the mantle or use as beautiful bookends - finish in good condition consistent with age

6
Antique Rose Quartz Geisha
- elegant and charming oriental figure - female under floral arbour - 6 1/2" tall with carved wood base

7
Antique Japanese Tobacco Pouch with Netsuke
- a stunning 1800's piece; in such amazing condition & with attached Netsuke - silk pouch has beautiful hand embroidered dragon motif on both sides - decorative metal snap on front of pouch - Japanese dragon netsuke for hanging pouch from the kimono ...

8
Japanese Hardcarved Netsuke Set
- six netsuke miniature carvings approx 2" each - faces show incredible detail & craftsmanship; some with pop out eyes - stored in a silk embroidered box with bone or ivory clasp - most pieces signed by individual artists as seen in photos

9
Antique Signed Rabbit Netsuke
- Wow! What an incredible carved netsuke! - mother rabbit with three young ones; all carved with 3-dimensional details - approximately 3" wide & 2 1/2" tall; signed on bottom - stored in a satin-lined silk fabric box

10
Vintage Carved Collectibles
- two exquisitely carved items - elephant carved letter opener which appears to be genuine ivory (6" long) - large intricately carved ring (4" diameter); ivory? bone? resin/bakelite? - both interesting older collectible pieces

11
Netsuke Skeleton - Signed
- approx 2" x 1 1/4" - sitting carved skeleton with pot or drum; amazing detail - signed by artist on bottom of pot/drum - comes in satin-lined, silk-embroidered box with bone or ivory clasp

12
Netsuke Villagers
- group of seven miniature netsuke men figures (some are signed) - each approximately 2" tall - 7 wood stands are included - great detail and colour as part of the incredible craftsmanship

13
Ivory Horse Carving On Stand
- incredible ivory horse carving with custom carved wood stand - material could be ivory, bone, wood?? - an exquisite unique carving & signed by artist (see photos for details)

14
Antique Carved Oriental Snuff Bottle
- figural carvings on each side of snuff bottle - spoon still intact with overall excellent condition - see photos for measurements

15
Pair of Gemstone Carvings
- 2 antique stone carvings (one appears to be jade and the other rose quartz) - see photos for details of these collectible older pieces and for the measurements

16
Bone Okimono Carving
- incredible Okimono carved as a man riding a large fish - on chord; appears to be bone but not signed by the artist - see photos for measurement and details of this amazing piece

17
Japanese Signed Inro with Ojime Beads
- carved Inro on chord with 3 ojime carved polished beads; signed - beautiful artwork details (different scene on each side) - in excellent condition (Inros often used to carry small items such as seals and medicines) - a nice collectible piece to ha...

18
Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face
- an incredible sculpted netsuke in form of female in decorative kimono and carrying fan in one hand - whimsical and technical sculpting of head that rotates to show two different expressions - signed on bottom - 2" tall

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Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face # 2
- another incredible sculpted netsuke with rotating face and carved detail - signed on bottom - 2" tall (figure in kimono with staff & a extra human head) - makes a nice pairing with Lot 018

20
Signed Netsuke - Cat & Mouse
- such a clever, fun, and full of amazing carving skill - signed; approximately 2" long - etched tubular shaped netsuke with carved mouse on top and moveable cat inside - cat moves part way out when carving tipped - an incredible piece!

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Signed Netsuke - Many Faces / Heads
- another incredible Netsuke carving - multiple carved heads with various facial expressions, on both top and underside - signed; approximately 2" x 1 1/2"

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Signed Netsuke - Duck
- polished (ivory or bone?) Netsuke carved as a duck with etched detailing - signed - approximately 1 1/2" long

23
Signed Netsuke - Rabbits
- mother rabbit with two baby rabbits huddled together - approximately 2" adorable detailed carved Netsuke - signed

24
Signed Netsuke with Rotating Face
- as in Lot # 018 & #019, another amazing carved Netsuke figure with a rotating face - signed on bottom (figure with decorative garment and holding a large fan) - 2" tall

25
Genuine Ivory Handcarved Okimono Carving
genuine ivory Okimono carving approximately 2 1/2" tall - Asian lion figure - lots of interesting carving detail

26
Signed Netsuke - Mouse & Carp
- Is the mouse whispering in the Carp's ear? - signed; approximately 2 1/2"

27
Signed Netsuke - Pensive Bearded One
- signed Netsuke carving of oriental male figure with white beard - amazing carving, some colour, some etching and a pensive expression - approximately 2" tall

28
Signed Netsuke - Fish in Waves
- signed Netsuke carving of two fish in waves - a unique piece for the collection

29
Signed Netsuke - The Hare & The Predator
- signed on bottom between the rabbit's feet - expressive faces on both animals! - carved Netsuke is approximately 1 1/2" long

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Vintage Chinese Red Cinnabar Snuff Bottle
- intricate carved details - signed and in excellent condition - spoon still intact & has its string that was used for hanging on the garment belt

31
Chinese Snuff Bottles with Jade Lids
- pair of matching snuff bottles with jade lids & painted dragon motif - signed on bottom of each - Lot includes a miniature Chinese painted vase

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Handcarved & Handpainted
- small silver metal snuff/medicine container (with metal dip stick; no spoon end) - antique porcelain lidded dish intricately hand painted with colour & gold - snuff box carved inserts could be bone, boxwood, ivory or resin

33
Vintage Carved Jade & Brass Letter Opener
- 9" long brass letter opener with intricate carving on each side - top side of handle has carved jade insert - a very unique, exquisite piece!

34
Knife in Decorative Sheath
- see photos for beautiful details of sheath and knife - tiger stamp on stainless steel blade - belt loop attachment - note: sheath section over blade end has loosened

35
Cloisonne Handcrafted Brass Urn
- Peking Collection (authentic handcrafted by artisans of the People's Republic) - beautiful piece with gorgeous enamel work & cut-out design on lid - Chinese Foo Dog lid topper - piece is approximately 8 1/2" tall

36
Ancient Chinese Artistry
Chinese traditional lacquered jewellery box - monk brown lacquer & lined with pure silk satin (excellent condition) - in-laid carved jade on top and box is fitted with decorative brass plates on corners & hinges - 12" x 8" (locking device included)

37
Cloisonne Trio & Lacquer Framed Geisha
- beautiful intricate vintage enamel brass cloisonne bowl, with lotus flowers & bird - 2 smaller brass cloisonne pieces, as seen in photos - crimson lacquer framed Geisha print (10 1/2" x 11 1/2")

38
Vintage Jade & Enamel Hand Mirror
- beautiful Chinese enameled hand mirror with jade handle - intricate metal edging - a lovely collectible item & comes in it's original box

39
Oriental Handpainted Brass Miniatures
pair of Chinese Foo Dog brass miniatures with enamel colour detail - miniature brass tiger, hand-painted with high sheen finish - a collectible threesome

40
Exquisite Pair of Carved Snuff Bottles
must-have collector pieces! - spoons are full intact - one carved in shape of fruit with intricate carved stem/leaves - second is bottle shaped with intricate animal carving

41
Another Pair of Snuff Bottles
- intricately carved snuff bottle with carved stopper (& spoon is intact) - signed carved & polished snuff figural bottle (with stopper but no spoon)

42
Signed Netsuke With Rotating Face
- detailed carved Netsuke with rotating faces for double expressions - signed - 3" oriental figure with fan and teapot

43
Japanese Netsuke Craftsmanship
- signed Netsuke carving of many mice huddling (mother & babies) - detail & craftsmanship is amazing - approximately 1 1/2" long

44
Pair of Japanese Netsukes
- signed Netsuke, carved as a mother rat with her babies in a coil of rope - Netsuke carving of a mare and her colt (appears to be unsigned) - both incredible carvings

45
Netsuke & Okimono
- incredible carving details on both these Japanese artisan pieces - Netsuke carved bear & young animal (appears to be unsigned) - whimsical carved Okimono totem pair (monkey atop a hare)

46
Signed Netsukes with Rotating Faces
- 2" tall; both with intricate carving & rotating faces - two different figural carvings (one a witch or clairvoyant and the other ... ??)

47
Pair of Signed Netsukes
- miniature signed Netsuke Holy Man (polished finish) - Foo Dog Netsuke (also signed) - intricate carving

48
Netsuke Pair
- signed Netsuke figure with expressive face & details - unsigned "newer" Netsuke miniature figure with sack

49
Netsuke - Mice & Corn
- a clever little carving with nice detail & intricate work - no signature found

50
Pair of Signed Netsukes - Horses
- each Netsuke is signed by individual artist & with intricate details - one horse is befriended by a frog and one by a mouse - each one is approximately 1 1/2" long

51
Rate Unique Signed Netsuke
- carved clamshell-shaped Netsuke - appears to be a very early circa piece - a bit of erotica carved front and signed on back - approximately 2"

52
Stunning Netsuke Carving of Cranes
- a beautiful elongated netsuke (approx. 1 3/4") - carved 3 dimensionally into solid piece of ivory, bone or other source of material - a lovely addition to a collection or individual piece to own

53
Carved Ojimi Bead & Miniature Carving
- an skillful, fine hand carved this ivory ojimi bead with its 3 dimensional, textural carving from a solid bead shape - Foo Dog miniature carving on silver key chain - see photos for measurements

54
Pair of Netsukes - Almost Identical
- incredible pairing of carved netsuke heads, each with 3 carved faces - each has 2 twin faces (with the slightest of difference in each) plus a 3rd face on each between the two sides at the bottom - very unique & each signed by the talented carver -...

55
Signed Carved with Colour Netsuke
- a dual entity netsuke carving with turtle and standing man - incredible artistry through carving skill, colour and Japanese folklore - signed by artist on bottom of feet - approximately 1 3/4" x 1 1/4"

56
Signed Netsuke with Rotating Head & Colour
- signed 2" figure Netsuke with rotating head allowing two different expressions - figure's garment is beautifully etched and with colour; as seen in photos - figure carved with Japanese umbrella and staff - signed by artist on bottom of foot

57
Pair of Antique Snuff / Medicine
- bone or ivory with decorative silver bottom and tops - both have operating hinged lids still in tact - overall excellent condition - both have same carving in silver along the bottom front to make a nice collectible pairing

58
Pair of Antique Snuff / Medicine Bottles
- another exquisite pair of miniature snuff bottles - one with silver ends and hinged lid still in tact - second one with hand painted lacquer design and metal ends (lid appears to be tightly attached and didn't want to force it off for the photos - ...

59
Carved Snuff Bottle
- two different carving scenes for front and back - removable top and spoon in tact - intricate carving details, as seen in photos - 2 1/2" long

60
Oriental Wood Netsuke & Lacquered Artwork Piece
- two unique vintage oriental artisan pieces - 3" signed netsuke carving from oriental wood; man with duck - hand painted & lacquered bone (maybe ivory) curved piece that may have been part of a snuff bottle - very intricate details on both the carve...

61
Signed Netsuke - Double the Trouble Turtles
- an amazing & witty carved netsuke; signed & detail to the nth degree! - two turtles with personality; one-a-top the other - signed

62
Signed Netsuke - Mother & Baby Turtle
- carved netsuke; signed by artisan - also an amazing carved piece, with parent turtle and baby turtle on a lily pad - incredible details!

63
Signed Netsuke - Ladybug & Butterfly
- a charming signed carved netsuke - signed - nice detailing on both the ladybug and the butterfly

64
Signed Netsuke - Frog & Baby Turtle
- a signed netsuke honouring pond life - charming frog (perhaps a prince:)) with a baby turtle hitchhiker - also amazing detail

65
Signed Netsuke - Frog & Two Baby Turtles
conversation on the lily pad - signed carved netsuke of frog, two baby turtles floating on a lily pad - incredible detail; incredible collectible piece

66
Signed Netsuke - Turles on Lily Pad
- charming carved netsuke of mother & baby turtles napping on a lily pad - signed - more incredible Japanese craftsmanship!

67
Signed Netsuke & Okimono - Kissing Koi
- signed netsuke carved as a pair of kissing koi in waves - larger carved koi Okimono - two great pieces

68
Okimono & Netsuke
- large frog Okimono carving (no signature found) - interesting carving (perhaps mythical creature) that appears to be a netsuke (with chord holes through the jaws of the creature); no signature found

69
Signed Netsuke - All Creatures Big & Small
- a stunning carved netsuke; signed - carved cluster of numerous animals - the details are so intricate (even the bottom shows all their little feet & more!) - a must have for the collection!

70
Signed Netsuke - The Hare & The Monkey
- another whimsical netsuke animal carving; signed - this time the monkey is the hitch hiker! - a charming pair

71
Pair of Signed Netsukes
- double the collection with these 2 skillfully crafted netsukes - Foo dogs, one with ball and one with hands on hips

72
Pair of Signed Netsukes
- 2 different carvings of mother dog with young pup - both netsukes are signed by the individual artists

73
Signed - Netsuke - Bear & Rat
- beautifully carved signed netsuke - sitting bear (with intricately carved toes) and his buddy the rat snuggled beside

74
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure with staff and revolving 2 faces, lovely black etching details, as seen in photos

75
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure holding item in hand & satchel on back of shoulder, revolving 2 faces, lovely black etching details, as seen in photos

76
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figuring holding item in left hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

77
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure waving hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

78
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figures with papers in hand, revolving 2 faces, with etching details, as seen in photos

79
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure with wineskin & long handled cup, beautifully carved, etched and with revolving 2 faces

80
Signed Netsuke - Revolving Face
- signed netsuke figure carrying satchel over shoulder & item in one hand, revolving 2 faces, nice etching details, as seen in photos

81
Netsuke With Revolving Face & Stand
- netsuke figure with large fan & revolving 2 faces, hair etched in black, mounted on stand, carved out of organic material but no signature visible

82
Antique Chinese Figures & Carvings
- total of 4 items - 2 antique handpainted Chinese figurines (as seen in photos & one has detached arm) - polished carved solid camel (small holes along its back...purpose?) - happy Buddha Netsuke mounted on stand, handcarved

83
Signed Netsuke - Monkey in Talon
- unique carving of smiling monkey sitting in bird of prey talon, signed netsuke, incredible 3 dimensional detail in this carving!

84
Signed Netsuke - Monkeys in Pouches
- signed netsuke with pair of small monkeys in pouches or beds, more incredible 3 dimensional detailed carving

85
Signed Netsuke - Baby Dragon
- signed baby dragon netsuke on a perch, intricate carving on head & face of dragon

86
Signed Netsuke - Lion & Flower
- signed lion netsuke with flower on back, incredible carving & etching detail

87
Signed Netsike - Lion & Cub
- signed netsuke lion with baby cub, see photos for all the incredible details

88
Signed Foo Dog & Dragon Netsukes
- signed Foo dog netsuke, made in Hong Kong - dragon Netsuke with intricate carving details but no signature found

89
Signed Netsuke - Rabbit Play
- pair of rabbits & basket carved in detail, signed

90
Signed Netsuke - Snake & Turtle # 1
- snake & turtle on lily pad, signed, incredible detail

91
Signed Netsuke - Snake & Turtle # 2
- snake & turtle on lily pad, signed, similar to Lot 90 but individual variations in carving & etching

92
Signed Netsuke - Snake In a Twist
- signed netsuke snake, intricate etching to form snake skin

93
Signed Netsuke - Bull Frog
- incredible detailed carving of a bull frog (or maybe it's a Foo dog), see photos

94
Signed Netsuke - Mountain Goat & Baby Goat
- incredible netsuke carving of mother & baby goat

95
Signed Netsuke - Beautiful Duck
- exquisite netsuke carving in shape of duck, black etchings for eyes, wings & tail, signed on bottom between the duck's feet

96
Signed Netsuke - Ox & Baby
- incredible netsuke animal carving of mother & baby, signed, such attention to detail such as the teeth, horns, eyes etc.

97
Signed Netsuke - Foo Dog Lion
- netsuke in shape of Foo dog lion in crouch position & head roaring upward, signed

98
Signed Netsuke - Horse
- lovely little carved netsuke in shape of horse, signed, etched mane & tail

99
Signed Netsuke - Foo Dog
- netsuke in shape of Foo dog crouching, signed on back foot, see photos for details

100
Signed Netsuke - Horse & Rat
- signed netsuke in shape of horse with a rat climbing up for a ride, see photos for incredible details

101
Netsuke - Mountain Goats
- netsuke in shape of mountain goat with its young, no signature confirmed, one area has some markings that possibly could be signature??, an intricate carving nonetheless

102
Signed Netsuke - Horse & Owner
- a signed netsuke with amazing detail of both the horse & the male figure, from all sides & angles the details are incredible, not a detail missed, enhanced with etching & colour

103
Pair of Netsukes
- 2 netsukes, both figures, no signatures found, each piece unique in its own right, see photos for details

104
Signed Netsuke - Princes
- signed netsuke carving of a princess bust, incredible 3 dimensional details, gorgeous etchings to enhance the overall effect

105
Signed Netsuke - Two Headed Figure
- double the personality with this unique netsuke carving, signed on bottom of foot

106
Signed Netsuke - Man Held in Hand
- an amazing carving feat and incredible skill, signed, a must have for the collection!, see photos for detail upon detail (looks incredible from every angle)

107
Pair of Signed Netsuke Dragons
- very similar pairing but each a unique individual carved netsuke, both signed, incredibly detailed carved dragons on scrolls

108
Signed Netsuke - Mother & Child
- female figure in kimono carrying child & toy, signed netsuke carving, lovely etching detail

109
Pair of Exquisite Signed Netsukes
- 2 miniature male netsuke figures, one with sword, the other with 2 items - both signed and with incredible touches of colouring that make them even more incredible - see photos for details of the incredible carvings

110
Netsuke - Sumo Wrestler
- sumo wrestler carved netsuke, as seen in photos, perhaps signature on bottom of feet (or perhaps just details of feet), see photos

111
Signed Netsuke - Male Figure at Tea
- incredible piece in so many ways, signed, with colour etching

112
Signed Netsuke - Sitting Figure With Fan
- delicate, intricate and an incredible work of art, signed, see photos for details

113
Signed Netsuke - Wise Man
- signed netsuke carving with colour, a nice piece

114
Signed Netsuke - Elder With Staff & Palm
- another great netsuke with skilled carving, colour & etching, see photos

115
Signed Netsuke - Bearded Figure with Scroll
- and again, a wonderful carving of skill, colour & etching, see photos