© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0920-032
AN EARLY IVORY NETSUKE OF CHINNAN SENNIN
Unsigned
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An early ivory netsuke depicting Chinnan Sennin with an expressively carved face, standing and holding an alms bowl before him, a dragon emerging from it and resting its head on the hermit’s back. The ivory has a beautifully glossy, yellowish patina turning into a deep caramel color throughout. Note the finely carved scales of the dragon and flowing sleeves of the sennin. Good, angled himotoshi through the back.

HEIGHT 6.1 cm

Condition: Very good condition with expected age cracks and stunning, natural patina.
Provenance: Old Viennese private collection, collection no. 28, acquired from Galerie Zacke.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 2.000
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 1.000

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