Lot 2212. Great lurking toad

Starting price:€ 7 000
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2212Great lurking toad
Japan. 19./early 20. Century

Cypress wood (hinoki). Eyes from behind the old and gilded glass, inlaid. The toad is shown slightly to the Right, facing the world head. The inlaid eyes
the gold leaf behind the glass is vivid and expressive. The Wood Grain
it was refined and used to the warty skin represent. The different hard and
dark growth layers of Japanese cypress wood were also scarfing and
Brushes worked out clearly. Length 42cm. Signature: Yasutane tô. Condition A/B. rubbed A toe on his left foot.
Provenance:
-Japanese Private Collection.
-Private Collection Belgium

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