© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE1119-010
A RARE IVORY NETSUKE OF AN OCTOPUS
Unsigned
Japan, early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The octopus (tako) is crafted with a large and smooth bulbous head with elongated bulging eyes, his head resting on his tentacles which extend far behind him. The tentacles have pierced holes for suckers and form a dense bundle, overlapping and curling around. The composition of this octopus is quite unique. The underside with himotoshi through one S-shaped tentacle. Excellent patina, worn in all the right places.

LENGTH 6.5 cm

Condition: Very good complete condition, with expected age cracks and beautiful patina.
Provenance: The Gabor Wilhelm Collection.

Nachverkauf:  € 1.896

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