© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Number: OSJAP0719-033
A FINE WOOD AND IRON KAGAMIBUTA NETSUKE OF A MANDARIN DUCK
Unsigned, kagamibuta netsuke with wood, iron, silver and gold
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

This small kagamibuta netsuke with a bowl made from dark wood with a beautiful grain, the “mirror lid” made from iron, decorations in shakudo and rich silver and gold, showing a mandarin duck on a rock underneath a Fuji tree with hanging blossoms and a peony blossom in front of the duck, a rare bird in netsuke art, originating from China.

DIAMETER 3.5 CM

Condition: Excellent condition
Provenance: British private collection

Selling Price:  € 500

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