An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century
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An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century
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An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog) By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century
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An ivory netsuke of a yama-inu (wild dog)
By Tomotada, Kyoto, late 18th/early 19th century
Seated, leaning forward over a severed deer leg protected by one foot, its body turned slightly to the right, its mouth open and one hind leg forming the himotoshi, the slightly-worn ivory is of a good colour and the eye pupils are inlaid, signed in a rectangular reserve Tomotada.
4.5cm (1¾in).

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  • 象牙彫根付 山犬 銘「友忠」 18世紀後期/19世紀前期
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