© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0320-016
A VERY RARE IVORY NETSUKE OF A FISHERMAN
Unsigned
Japan, late 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A rarely seen counterpart to the diving girl (Ama), as seen in no. 15. The diver is standing bare-chested and wearing a straw skirt, one foot is raised granting movement to the composition, and holding a tai (seabream) in his left arm, the other grabbing his skirt. The diver has a smooth bald head, with semi-long hair flowing down his back and shoulders. He is looking upwards to the left with an amusing expression. Good himotoshi in the back.

HEIGHT 7.5 cm

Condition: Good, worn condition with age cracks. Minor chip to one foot.
Provenance: Old Zagreb private collection.

Nachverkauf:  Sold/Verkauft

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