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Wood Netsuke of a skeleton on clam signed Hako.
Super quality wood Netsuke of a skeleton on top of a clam, he has one hand caught in the clam. Variant on the fundoshi being caught. Signed Hako.
Contemporary carver Hako.
Height 36mm – 38mm Wide.
Code W273
£550 C Moved to Contemporary

Wood Netsuke of a turtle inscribed Tomotada.
Super quality wood Netsuke of a turtle peeping out from its shell. inscribed on the bottom Tomotada. couple of chips to carapace.
Height 14mm – 43mm Wide.
Code W276
SOLD 

Wood sashi Netsuke of fish.
very unusual fish netsuke of a fish maybe a salmon, one side is removed to see the skeleton. It has a wood stop in the form of one one side a frog, and the other a snake head. repair on tail which could be improved.
Length 200mm – 53mm Wide.
Code W278
SOLD

Superb wood netsuke of a stone lifter signed Gyokkei.
This is a superb detailed netsuke of a blind man lifting a strength stone in preparation for his job as a masseur. inlaid ivory eye, teeth and signature tablet. Another school of thought is this is a blind beggar lifting his distended scrotum
Size 34mm High.
19th C
Code : W290
SOLD


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