© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0419-024
AN EARLY IVORY NETSUKE OF TWO CHINESE BOYS AND THE BAG OF HOTEI
Unsigned, ivory netsuke
Japan, mid-18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Two karako are leaning on the bag of the lucky god Hotei, which contains treasure (takaramono). The bag has a large spherical shape and is tied up on the top. The boys, one of them with curly hair and the other bald, are only slightly taller than the bag. One of the boys is holding a fan, which is a characteristic attribute of Hotei. Himotoshi through the bag with a large opening on the underside, very good patina, ideally rounded shape.

HEIGHT 2.8 CM

Condition: Good condition, wear and age cracks, remnants of red paint on the underside
Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 600
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 300

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