A Negoro-style lacquer netsuke of Ashinaga and Tenaga 18th century
Lot 161*
A Negoro-style lacquer netsuke of Ashinaga and Tenaga 18th century
£2,000 - 2,500
US$ 3,200 - 4,100

Lot Details
A Negoro-style lacquer netsuke of Ashinaga and Tenaga 18th century
A Negoro-style lacquer netsuke of Ashinaga and Tenaga
18th century
The former wearing a gold-lacquered mugwort skirt and carrying the latter on his back, as he reaches down with one exaggeratedly long arm to catch a fish, unsigned. 14.1cm (5½in) long.

Footnotes

  • 漆塗木彫根付 足長手長 無銘 18世紀

    Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell collection, sold at Christie's London, part II, 18th October 1988, lot 265.

    Published and illustrated: Raymond Bushell, Netsuke Familiar & Unfamiliar: New Principles for Collecting, New York and Tokyo, 1999, p.166, no.416.
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