© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0419-030
AN IVORY NETSUKE OKIMONO OF A BOY IN HOTEI’S BAG
Signed in seal form Tanaka, ivory netsuke-okimono
Japan, Tokyo, late 19th century, Meiji period (1868-1912)

Hotei’s characteristic bag on a flat oval base, with large oval openings on the front and back. A laughing boy is peeking through one of the openings and holding a fan, the typical attribute of the lucky god Hotei, who always carries a bag like this with him and is often accompanied by boys. Fine vine decorations on the bag, which should contain treasure (takaramono). Himotoshi on the underside and signed in seal form TANAKA. Tomochika school.

WIDTH 5.3 CM

Condition: Excellent condition
Provenance: British private collection

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 600
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 300

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