© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0419-008
AN EARLY IVORY NETSUKE OF A CHINESE SAGE ON A LARGE BAG
Unsigned, ivory netsuke
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An early netsuke of a Chinese sage holding a fan and lying on a large bag, which probably belongs to Hotei. The man wears fine flowing robes and has sensitively carved facial features with a smooth, bald head and a prominent moustache. Excellent patina, and large himotoshi through the under- and backside.

HEIGHT 4 CM

Condition: Very good condition, with a honey patina and few expected age cracks
Provenance: Austrian private collection

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 800
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 400

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