A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century
Lot 150*
A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
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A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century A wood netsuke of a toad By Shoto, late 19th century
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A wood netsuke of a toad
By Shoto, late 19th century
Resting on a large lotus leaf and holding the stalk with both forefeet, the leaf folded over its body to form a compact composition in pale boxwood, signed in an oval reserve Shoto.
4.8cm (1 7/8in).

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 蓮の葉に蛙 銘「松涛」 19世紀後期

    Published: Rosemary Bandini, ibid., p.127, no.185.
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