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Lot 24 (Fine Netsuke & Sagemono, 25th September 2020)

A RARE AND EARLY IVORY NETSUKE OF A SEATED DUTCHMAN READING

Unsigned
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Seated with his legs stretched out, one hand placed on his lap and the other resting on the floor. A book is placed on his lap and he wears a conical hat. His face is carved well with typical European facial features and a chin beard. The ivory of a very good color with a beautiful yellowish-honey patina. Himotoshi through the underside.

LENGTH 4.7 cm, HEIGHT 3.6 cm

Condition: Very good condition with expected age cracks. Beautiful patina.
Provenance: British collection.

Sold for €1,464

including Buyer's Premium


 

Unsigned
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Seated with his legs stretched out, one hand placed on his lap and the other resting on the floor. A book is placed on his lap and he wears a conical hat. His face is carved well with typical European facial features and a chin beard. The ivory of a very good color with a beautiful yellowish-honey patina. Himotoshi through the underside.

LENGTH 4.7 cm, HEIGHT 3.6 cm

Condition: Very good condition with expected age cracks. Beautiful patina.
Provenance: British collection.

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