|The two birds huddled side by side and looking askance at each other. The bill is wafer thin except towards the breasts of the birds, dictating the natural orientation of the whole netsuke. The eyes are inlaid in what looks like red horn, but may well be red material from the bill itself.|
|Lot ID: 165|
|Low Estimate: GBP 1,200|
|High Estimate: GBP 1,500|
|Next Bid: GBP 600|
|Sale ID: 1|
|Sale Date: July 14, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual Live Auction|
|Sale Sponsor: British Antique Dealers Association|
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|Location of Origin: Japan|
|Dimensions: Height: 5cm|
|Primary Classification: Asian Art : Japanese Antiques|
|The Natural History Museum, London, has made a tentative identification of the material as the beak of a helmeted hornbill (rhinoplax vigil).|
|Item Condition:||Good condition.|
|Price:||Price on Request|
|Offered By:||BADA Antiques Auction : 413 Lots : July 14,2016 : 10AM EST|
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