Lot 2275. Netsuke: Sennin Size

Sold:€ 1 300
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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Lot 2275Netsuke: Sennin Size
Japan. Edo Period. 18. Century

ivory, with finely engraved, dark-accented Details, and a beautiful, Golden-yellow Patina. Sennin Koko head, shoulder and both arms in wide Sleeves, from his
shell out looking. The old man that disappears every evening to the astonishment of his neighbors in the
the shell, which takes sometimes a pumpkin shape, because he shrunk to
appropriate size, and spends the night. Rare as a Netsuke shown
Sennin. Ø 3.4 cm, h. 2,1 cm. Condition A/B. Age Cracks.
provenance:
collection of Charles M. Black, Fig. Netsuke Subjects, 1992, No. 71

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