© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE1119-016
A WOOD NETSUKE OF A RETRACTED TORTOISE
Unsigned
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

This early netsuke depicts a tortoise with its head, legs and tail completely retracted inside its carapace. The surface has a very appealing patina and is smooth to the touch from centuries of handling. Ideally compact shape. Good and well-hollowed out himotoshi through the underside.

HEIGHT 4.2 cm

Condition: Very good condition with excellent patina. Old crack on the underside.
Provenance: The Gabor Wilhelm Collection.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 1.200
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 600

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