Large wood shishi netsuke
Lot 3165
A large boxwood netsuke of a karashishi
Edo period (19th century)
US$ 4,000 - 5,000
£2,400 - 3,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large boxwood netsuke of a karashishi
Edo period (19th century)
Portrayed with its forepaws resting to the top of a large ball, the leonine face with a wide open mouth and large inlaid eyes accentuated by bushy eyebrows and floppy ears, the curly mane extending down the back and partially overlaid by a large, bushy tail, the details heightened with dark stain
2 3/4in (7cm) long
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  1. Jeff Olson
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