Ɏ AN OSAKA SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE OF TEKKAI SENNIN Ɏ AN OSAKA SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE…
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Ɏ AN OSAKA SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE OF TEKKAI SENNIN

Ɏ AN OSAKA SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE OF TEKKAI SENNIN Unsigned Japan, Osaka, c. 1830, Edo period (1615-1868) Finely carved striding forward, the immortal grasping his staff with both hands, his head raised and turned to the side, his face carved with an amused expression and inlaid eyes, dressed in a flowing robe detailed with typical artemisia leaves to the shoulders and waist. Asymmetrical himotoshi to the back. HEIGHT 5.5 cm Condition: Very good condition with surface wear and expected age cracks. Tiny nicks to the base of the cloak. Auction comparison: Compare a related Osaka-school ivory netsuke of Tekkai at Zacke, Fine Japanese Art, 27 May 2022, Vienna, lot 172 ( sold for EUR 2,022). Trade Certificate: The trade certificate for the sale of this lot within the EU has been granted (permit number DE-TÜ-0357-23). This item contains ivory, rhinoceros horn, tortoise shell, and/or some types of tropical wood and is subject to CITES when exporting outside the EU. It is typically not possible to export such items outside of the EU, including to the UK. Therefore, after this item has the necessary trade certificate, it can only be shipped within the EU or picked up in our gallery in person.

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Ɏ AN OSAKA SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE OF TEKKAI SENNIN

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