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Catalog Number: OSJAP0719-036
AN IVORY RYUSA MANJU NETSUKE OF A MULTITUDE OF NOH MASKS BY HAKUUNSAI
By Hakuunsai, signed Hakuun, ivory netsuke
Japan, c. mid-19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

This netsuke shows a multitude of different Noh masks, one next to the other around the entire work, all from Japanese theatre and folklore. Natural himotoshi through the openwork, signed on a flat bottle gourd HAKUUN, for Hakuunsai, a master of dense mask compositions.

WIDTH 3.5 CM

Condition: The ink and red paint is slightly worn, very good condition
Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman

Selling Price:  € 800

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