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Katalognummer: NE1119-041
KINRYUSAI: AN IVORY NETSUKE OF KAN’U BEING MASSAGED BY A BLIND MAN
By Kinryusai, signed Kinryusai wih seal
Japan, Edo, mid-19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The Chinese general Kan’U (in Chinese Guan Yu), also known as the god of war, is leaning on a table with one knee and holding his beard with a stern-faced expression. Behind him is a blind man giving him a massage, holding his arm and working on it with his elbow. A large pot with a coral branch is carved behind them. Cleverly placed himotoshi through the table and backside of Kan’U. The manner of carving and staining is very much in the manner of the Tomochika school of Edo. Signed and sealed on the underside of the table KINRYUSAI 琴流齋.

HEIGHT 4.1 cm

Condition: Very good condition.
Provenance: The Gabor Wilhelm Collection.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 1.000
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 500

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