Wood netsuke of a kappa on a shell By Suketada
Lot 3006
A wood netsuke of a kappa on a shell By Suketada, Takayama, Edo period (19th century)
Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A wood netsuke of a kappa on a shell
By Suketada, Takayama, Edo period (19th century)
Kneeling on a large clam, looking forward with a pained expression as its trailing foot is caught in the shell's jaws, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed Suketada
1 1/2in (3.8cm) wide

Footnotes

  • A similar example by Suketada was sold Bonhams, London, The Harriet Szechenyi Sale of Japanese Art, November 8, 2011, lot 54.
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