© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0320-005
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF HOTEI
Unsigned
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An amusing, early ivory netsuke of triangular shape when viewed from the top, characteristically flattened in the reverse. Depicted is a jolly bare-chested Hotei, standing with his treasure bag draped over his shoulder, his belly typically protruding from his robe. Himotoshi and beautiful glistening yellow-orange patina to the reverse.

HEIGHT 7.2 cm

Condition: Age cracks, expected wear, beautiful patina. Good, complete condition.
Provenance: French private collection, old collection number ‘3.218’.

Nachverkauf:  € 1.517

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