© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0419-029
AN IVORY SEAL NETSUKE OF HOTEI
The seal reading Masashige, ivory seal netsuke
Japan, late 18th – early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A very well-rounded composition showing a sleeping Hotei leaning on a cane. He is depicted bare-chested and his ear lobes are as large as ever. This netsuke is an ingyo netsuke, as a large seal is incised on the underside within a frame. Himotoshi in the back.

HEIGHT 3 CM

Condition: Very good patina, many age cracks, good condition
Provenance: British private collection

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 600
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 300

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