© Galerie Zacke
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Catalog Number: OSJAP0719-037
A NETSUKE OF OIWA BY KISEKI
Japan, Osaka, contemporary. The netsuke is made from antler and the tongue is inlaid with amber above gold foil. A masterfully crafted netsuke by contemporary Osaka artist Kiseki (lit. precious gemstone).

HEIGHT 4 CM

Provenance: European private collection, acquired from the artist himself. The artist has an instragram profile which can be seen here: https://www.instagram.com/netsuke_kiseki/
Condition: Excellent condition.

Depicted is the lantern ghost Oiwa, the design taken from the famous woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) titled Oiwa-san from the series Hyaku monogatari (One Hundred Ghost Stories) published circa 1832-33.
Compare to another netsuke of the same design sold at Bonhams, The Julius and Arlette Katchen Collection Of Fine Netsuke Part I, 8 November 2016, London, lot 19.

Selling Price:  sold/ verkauft

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