Two wood netsuke of Raiden and Okame Early 19th century
Lot 179
Two wood netsuke of Raiden and Okame Early 19th century
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Two wood netsuke of Raiden and Okame Early 19th century
Lot Details
Two wood netsuke of Raiden and Okame
Early 19th century
The first showing the God of Thunder seated, looking up and scowling, holding his geta with both hands and with his drum strapped to his back, his teeth and eyes inlaid, unsigned, 4.5cm (1¾in); the second of Okame bending forwards with her backside exposed as she warms herself (on a brazier), unsigned, 3.5cm (1⅜in). (2).

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  • 木彫根付 二点 (雷電、お亀) 19世紀前期
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