Lot 2275. Netsuke: Eguchi no Kimi on the elephant

Starting price:€ 1 000
Auction date:04.12.2018   12:00
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Lot 2275Netsuke: Eguchi no Kimi on the elephant
Japan. Edo Period. 19. Century

Reddish wood, the tusks made of ivory. The courtesan was known that she studied diligently for the Buddhist Scriptures.
Therefore, they will shown usually on an elephant, as an incarnation of the Bodhisattva joints,
whose mount is a white elephant. Height 4.7 cm, width 4.4 cm. Condition A/B. remnants of red paint, crack in the himotoshi.

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