© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A MARINE IVORY NETSUKE OF A RESTING DOG WITH ITS YOUNG
Katalognummer: NE1118-031
Marine ivory netsuke
Japan
early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The large head of the mother dog is carved in a very lively manner, almost more human than dog-like with a look of amusement and black inlaid eyes. Very dense fur, its tail like boiling water. The puppy crawling around on one side, is still very young and delights his mother with his play. Himotoshi on the underside. Beautiful grain of the marine ivory

LENGTH 4.7 CM

Condition: Excellent condition with good and worn patina
Provenance: British private collection

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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