© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A DOG WITH A BALL
Katalognummer: NE1118-033
Ivory netsuke
Japan
19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

This dog has floppy ears, a snub nose and inlaid eyes. He is holding a smooth ball between his hind legs and is also holding it with his head and paw to underline his claim of ownership. The spine, teeth and curled tail are finely carved. The dog is male, without himotoshi; the cord would run through between its legs.

HEIGHT 3 CM, LENGTH 4.2 CM

Condition: One large and several smaller age cracks; good and complete condition
Provenance: British private collection

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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