Japan, Kyoto, late 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)
The dog seated on its rear haunches with one front paw resting on the ground and the other on the small awabi (abalone) shell with neatly stippled texture, the animal’s fur neatly incised and heightened with sumi, the large eyes inlaid with dark horn, the tail elegantly curved. Natural himotoshi between one leg and the awabi.
LENGTH 4 cm
Condition: Good condition with some wear, expected age cracks, and a fine honey patina.
Provenance: The Gabor Wilhelm Collection, Paris.
Trade Certificate: The trade certificate for the sale of this lot within the EU has been granted (permit number AT 22-B-0288).
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