A wood netsuke of a recumbent stag By Ransen, Kyoto, 19th century
Lot 197*
A wood netsuke of a recumbent stag By Ransen, Kyoto, 19th century
Sold for £2,625 (US$ 4,289) inc. premium

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A wood netsuke of a recumbent stag By Ransen, Kyoto, 19th century A wood netsuke of a recumbent stag By Ransen, Kyoto, 19th century
A wood netsuke of a recumbent stag
By Ransen, Kyoto, 19th century
Lying, its head raised and turned back to the left, its antlers drawn back and its legs folded beneath, one forming the himotoshi, the well-patinated wood is slightly worn and the eyes are inlaid, signed Ransen.
4.5cm (1¾in).

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 雄鹿 銘「蘭川」 19世紀

    Provenance: David Frances collection.
    George Cohen collection.

    Published: George Cohen, In Search of Netsuke, p.55, pl.XIV, no.236.
    Rosemary Bandini, ibid., p.118, no.173.
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