© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-262
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A SHISHI WITH BALL
Unsigned
Japan, probably Osaka, early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An amusing ivory netsuke of a Shishi with inlaid pupils of dark horn and a wide grin with an opened mouth and a loose ball inside. The fur is finely incised, and the curls all over his body form little smooth balls. Himotoshi through the large ball and underside of the lion dog.

HEIGHT 3.7 cm

Condition: Good condition, some age cracks and two teeth inside the mouth are chipped.
Provenance: British collection.

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