© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE1119-030
A RARE WOOD NETSUKE OF A SNARLING TIGER
Unsigned
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A compact wood netsuke of a snarling tiger, quite unusual in its appearance and dynamic. One paw is placed in front and the body bends around as it lets out a humorously insecure snarl. The thick tail curls around almost touching its ear. Neatly incised fur with expressed tiger stripes, and the paws on the underside are very well-carved. Natural himotoshi through the two right legs which are tucked together. Fine patina and good color to the wood.

HEIGHT 3.6 cm

Condition: Excellent condition.
Provenance: The Gabor Wilhelm Collection.

Nachverkauf:  € 2.275

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