Netsuke Katabori ivory carved signed Tomokazu wise old man Japan Edo nineteenth

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G10 112

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600,00 €

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Small netsuke * katabori ivory finely carved, signed Tomokazu, representing a character, an old man or sage sitting cross-legged, from Japan, Edo period nineteenth century.

This netsuke is in good general condition, in its own juice. Signed below.

A note: missing an arm and a foot, a small piece in the bottom was glued, wear 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 2,5 cm x 1,8 cm
  • Height 3 cm