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Lot 1109
(2) antique carved wood netsuke, 19th c. or later, carved boxwood and other woods, including a mouse with inlaid eyes and artist signature (1.25"l) and seated skeleton (1.75"h)

Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw

Notes/Literature: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.

Condition

Good, shows age and handling, nice old surface, mouse with loss of eye

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(2) carved wood netsuke

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 15, 2018