An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century
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An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century
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An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a hare By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century
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An ivory netsuke of a hare
By Okatori, Kyoto, early 19th century
Standing on its hind legs, its forepaws resting on a branch of loquats, the tips of which are inlaid with dark wood, the lightly-toned ivory is slightly worn and the eyes are inlaid, signed Okatori.
4.5cm (1¾in).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫根付 枇杷の実に兎 銘「岡隹」 19世紀前期

    Provenance: Donald Mendelson collection.

    Published: Japanese Netsuke, Ojime, Inro and Lacquerware, Eskenazi Ltd., London, 1984, p.39, no.66.
    Rosemary Bandini, ibid., p.80, no.109.
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