A boxwood netsuke of aquatic creatures By Suzuki Masakatsu, Ise, 19th century
Lot 244*
A boxwood netsuke of aquatic creatures By Suzuki Masakatsu, Ise, 19th century
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Lot Details
A boxwood netsuke of aquatic creatures
By Suzuki Masakatsu, Ise, 19th century
In the form of a ball, carved and pierced with an octopus, squid and fish of various species, the slightly-worn wood bearing a good patina and the eyes inlaid, signed Masakatsu.
3.8cm (1½in).

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 海幸 銘「正勝」 19世紀

    Provenance: Dr. H. A. Gunther collection.
    H. Reiss collection
    Frederick Meinertzhagen collection.
    M. T. Hindson collection.

    Published: Neil K. Davey, Netsuke, p.226, no.696.
    The Meinertzhagen Card Index, p.418.
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