© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: OSJAP0719-034
A RARE IVORY AND SENTOKU KAGAMIBUTA NETSUKE DEPICTING DARUMA
Unsigned, kagamibuta netsuke with bronze, silver and ivory
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An unusual representation of Daruma who has a headache and wrapped a cloth around his bald head, almost looking like turban. His face also has non-Japanese features as Daruma was of Indian descent, which is also indicated by his earrings. He is holding a silver die in the raised palm of one hand. Deep relief in yellow sentoku bronze.

DIAMETER 4.3 CM

Condition: The ivory bowl with a crack, otherwise good condition
Provenance: British private collection

Verkaufspreis:  € 380

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