Lot 2300. Large Netsuke of a Kappa on a clam

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Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2300Large Netsuke of a Kappa on a clam
Japan. 19. Century

Boxwood, very fine carved and engraved, the eyes inlaid in dark Horn. The long-haired, with a shed-covered creature on a large mussel squatting. While
he holds with the left Hand, at this he tried with the right Hand of his
to free the right foot that is pinched in the closed shell. Height 4.9 cm. Signature: Hideharu, see LA p. 457. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-West German private collection, old collection number 235

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