© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0419-032
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF FUKUROKUJU
Unsigned, ivory netsuke
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The name Fuku-roku-ju literally means luck-wealth-longevity. He can be identified by his extremely elongated head. He has a full beard and is wearing a garment that shows mostly floral decorations. His face is very expressive and the netsuke has a firm, cohesive shape, even slightly ‘primeval’, surely a reference to longevity. Good himotoshi through the back and underside.

HEIGHT 5.5 CM

Condition: The right hand is chipped, otherwise good condition with a fine patina
Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 800
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 400

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