Lot 2273. Netsuke: Sennin Tohakkuka

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Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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Lot 2273Netsuke: Sennin Tohakkuka
Japan. Meiji Period. 19. Century

ivory with on all sides a beautiful, translucent Golden-yellow patina from Use, the Details finely engraved. The very rarely portrayed Sennin with two Karako. To earn his living he sold the images awakened in his hands for life, through a cloud of smoke and flashes of lightning indicated that from his fingertips, sprout

. H. 6,8 cm. Condition A/B. A Few Age Cracks.
provenance:
-Behrens collection, no. 786, Fig. Joly, Henry: W. L. Behrens Collection, 1966, table XVI
collection of Charles M. Black, Fig. Netsuke Subjects, 1992, No. 67.

literature:
-Joly, Henry: Legend in Japanese Art, and Fig. P. 533

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