An ivory netsuke By Kagetoshi, 19th century
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An ivory netsuke By Kagetoshi, 19th century
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An ivory netsuke By Kagetoshi, 19th century An ivory netsuke By Kagetoshi, 19th century An ivory netsuke By Kagetoshi, 19th century An ivory netsuke By Kagetoshi, 19th century
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An ivory netsuke
By Kagetoshi, 19th century
Possibly depicting the poet Ariwara no Narihira on horseback, accompanied by grooms and servants, travelling along a path beside a village in a rocky landscape, where villagers are engaged in various domestic pursuits, the underside carved with a hagi bush by a stream, signed in a rectangular reserve Kagetoshi.
4.1cm (1 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫根付 在原業平 銘「景利」 19世紀

    Published: Rosemary Bandini, ibid., p.144, no.200.
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