Lot of seven carved hardwood netsukes, many with animal figural forms including 2 depicting bats, 1 with frog inside a seashell, 1 with frog on what appears to be a basket lid, 1 with 2 small turtles crawling on 1 larger turtle, 1 of a mother nursing her child, and 1 round netsuke with low relief carved scene of dragon chasing a pearl. All pieces are signed with Chinese or Japanese character marks. Sizes range from 1-3/4" to 3"L. 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Barbara K. Newton, Chattanooga, TN. Condition: Loss to part of bone inset on dragon netsuke, 1/4" crack to one bat netsuke.
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