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Netsuke Katabori ivory carved man basket Japan Meiji signed nineteenth century

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G10 103

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380,00 €

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Netsuke Katabori carved ivory depicting a crouched man holding a basket in his hands, signed below, from Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) late nineteenth century.

This netsuke is in good condition. It is signed below (used and unidentified signature).

A note: some dirt and slight wear of time, see photos.

Specimen in worked ivory, prior to 1 July 1947 and therefore in accordance with Regulation EC 338/97 of 09/12/1996 art.2-Wmc.

* The Netsuke:

The Netsuke is a traditional Japanese clothing used to maintain sagemono (literally "hanging objects"). Indeed, the kimono has no pocket, the various everyday objects are transported in a kind of small boxes called sagemono. These objects are suspended at the obi of their owner by a cord.

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  • Dimensions 4,2 cm x 2,5 cm
  • Height 3,5 cm