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LOT 200 - NE0421

By Tomokazu, signed Tomokazu 友一
Japan, Edo (Tokyo), mid-19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Depicting a recumbent goat with its young by its side. The fur is finely incised, and the eyes are double inlaid in pale and dark horn. The underside shows a deep patina and the many hooved legs tucked neatly underneath the body. Natural himotoshi and signed TOMOKAZU.

LENGTH 4.5 cm

Condition: Good condition, the details slightly worn. One hoof is restored.
Provenance: German private collection, purchased at Sotheby’s, 27 February 1980, London, lot 96 (sold for 1,089 USD), and illustrated in the auction report of the INCS, Vol. 8, no. 1.

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