February 08, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Japanese Embroidered Tobacco Pouch with Netsuke

probably Meiji period, leather body with floral embroidery, silver metal floral clasp, multi chain attachment with ivory netsuke of two kittens on a woven mat, 4-1/2 x 5 in.

Note: This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance:Estate of Alice Carter Middendorf


one chain broken, wear to leather on borders, fading, losses to dragon fly wing and discoloration to netsuke 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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