An unusual and delicate wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga 19th century
Lot 408
An unusual and delicate wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga 19th century
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An unusual and delicate wood sashi netsuke of Ashinaga
19th century
Standing, facing ahead, dressed solely in a loin cloth, his mouth open in an expression of agony as he holds his hands together beneath his emaciated torso, the wood is stained and bears a fine patina, unsigned.
14.2cm (5 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Tamotsu Kuroda collection and Raymond and Frances Bushell collection.

    Exhibited: Eskenazi Ltd., June 1998.
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