© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0419-020
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF HOTEI PLAYING KAMIFUKI AND A KARAKO BY MINZAN
By Minzan, ivory netsuke
Japan, mid-19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A relatively small netsuke of Hotei seated on the ground, bald and as always with a naked chest and belly. He is looking upwards at a piece of paper stuck to his forehead and is bringing his lips forward to blow the paper away, playing the game of kamifuki. A small karako is standing beside him pointing and pulling on one of the lucky god’s ears. An unusual and rare subject. Signature MINZAN, a pupil from the school of Tomochika, and small himotoshi on the underside.

HEIGHT 2.9 CM, WIDTH 3.5 CM

Condition: Very good condition
Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 250

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