Lot 2227. Netsuke: Sleeping fisherman with octopus

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Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2227Netsuke: Sleeping fisherman with octopus
Japan. Edo Period. 18. Century

Ivory, finely carved and engraved, the Details of dark colored. Dressed in a Cape in a mino Straw, to the sea to stop sea spray, the fishermen,
Head on the right Arm supported on a rock with the slumbers. All the while trying to
to escape a small octopus from his Cage. Height 3.4 cm. Signature: Tsunemasa. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Dutch private collection, acquired from Denise Cohen, New York

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