A wood netsuke of a crab School of Tanaka Minko, Tsu, early 19th century
Lot 167
A wood netsuke of a crab School of Tanaka Minko, Tsu, early 19th century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
A wood netsuke of a crab School of Tanaka Minko, Tsu, early 19th century
Lot Details
A wood netsuke of a crab
School of Tanaka Minko, Tsu, early 19th century
The large crustacean resting in one half of a large awabi (abalone) shell, forming a compact composition in slightly-worn and well-toned wood, signed Minko with kao.
6.7cm (2 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 蟹に貝殻 銘「岷江(花押)」 19世紀前期

    Provenance: an English private collection.
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