© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-199
AN EARLY IVORY NETSUKE DEPICTING A CHINESE SAGE ON A DECORATED BASE
Unsigned
Japan, early to mid-18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An early ivory netsuke of a Chinese sage wearing a cap, gently smiling and leaning on a Chinese table, his robe incised with scrolling vines. The entire composition is set on a large and thick hexagonal base with incised floral and wave motifs. Very large and hollowed out himotoshi through the underside and back.

HEIGHT 4.1 cm

Condition: Good condition with age-related wear and very appealing patina, as well as expected age cracks.
Provenance: British private collection.

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