© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: OSJAP0719-062
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A RECLINING SHAGGY DOG
Unsigned, ivory netsuke
Japan, early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An unusual and compact study of a shaggy dog lying down on a rounded rectangular base. A lot of care has been taken to express the ragged hair of the animal. The dog is the eleventh sign of the zodiac and is considered a friend. Large inlaid eyes of deep-black horn and himotoshi on the underside.

HEIGHT 2.4 cm, LENGTH 4.3 cm

Provenance: British private collection.
Condition: Good condition with many age cracks and fine yellowish patina.

Verkaufspreis:  € 380

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