© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-214
HOZAN: A WOOD NETSUKE OF A PUMPKIN DARUMA
By Hozan, signed Hozan
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A wood netsuke of daruma yawning and stretching after his nineyear meditation, also known as Menpeki Kunen. Amusingly, his body is in the shape of a pumpkin – a popular caricaturistic motif in netsuke art. Daruma’s expression is finely carved with minutely inlaid eyes. The underside with an offset base and signature in a wavy reserve HOZAN. Irregular himotoshi in the backside.

HEIGHT 5.2 cm

Condition: Very good condition.
Provenance: British private collection.

Nachverkauf:  € 758

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