A Japanese ivory netsuke depicting Jûnishi, the twelve animals of the Japanese zodiac.
Each animal, including the dragon, horse, tiger, rat, rooster, dog, monkey, snake, goat, pig, ox and rabbit, is sculpted naturalistically with great mastery.
Signed Toshitsugu ?? under the base.
Period: Meiji late 19th century
Dimensions: 2,2 x 4,2 x 3 cm.
State of preservation: Very good
2 400 €
60 000 €