Lot 1172
A Pair of Carved Japanese Wood Shishi Lion Netsukes
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
20th century, well carved netsuke pair of shishi lions, entire front side is an enlarged and expressive lion face with open mouth bearing sharp teeth and bulging eyes, face is framed by a mane of curls, the reverse side shows the ribs and backbone of the lions, the underside has two holes, not signed.

2 in.

Private Collection, Richmond, Virginia

Good estate condition.