© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-0193
A LACQUERED WOOD MANJU NETSUKE WITH A SNAIL BY TOSHI
Lacquered wood manju netsuke
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868), first half of 19th century

A precisely executed, dark-stained wooden two-part manju with a perfect polish. The top shows a snail (namekuji), lacquered in gold and silver takamaki-e, on its way, stretching its feelers outwards. The underside shows a signature TOSHI written in gold with kao below. The artist was a student of Iizuka Toyo and was well-known for this style of netsuke, including many manju. The kao is also typical of the artist.

Dimensions: DIAMETER 3.6 CM
Condition: Very good condition
Provenance: American private collection, old museum number written in white on the interior

Nachverkauf:  sold/verkauft

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