A wood netsuke of a recumbent ox By Matsuda Sukenaga, Takayama, Hida province, 19th century
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A wood netsuke of a recumbent ox By Matsuda Sukenaga (1810-1871), Takayama, Hida Province, 19th century
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A wood netsuke of a recumbent ox
By Matsuda Sukenaga (1810-1871), Takayama, Hida Province, 19th century
Lying with its head turned back to the right, its tail passing forward over one hind leg and a rope halter trailing over its back and beneath, the slightly-worn wood bears a good patina and the eyes are of pale translucent horn with dark pupils, signed in a rectangular reserve Sukenaga.
4.2cm (1 5/8in) wide.

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 牛 銘「亮長」 19世紀

    Provenance: Labbé-Barbanson collection, purchased at Hotel Drouot, Paris.
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