A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century
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A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century
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A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century
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A wood netsuke of the fukura suzume
By Yoshihide (Hoshu), early 20th century
The highly formalised bird of pale wood with inlaid dark wood plumage and inlaid eyes, opening to reveal a miniature figure of the good man from 'the tongue-cut sparrow story' seated, opening the box of gold coins, in pale and dark wood with ivory details, signed on a green-stained tablet Yoshihide (Hoshu).
4.2cm (1⅝in).

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  • 木彫根付 福良雀 銘「芳秀」 20世紀前期
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