A stag antler netsuke of a Dutchman Edo period (18th century)

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Lot 3137
A stag antler netsuke of a Dutchman
Edo period (18th century)

US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£ 1,200 - 1,600

Fine Japanese Works of Art

15 Sep 2015, 13:00 EDT

New York

A stag antler netsuke of a Dutchman
Edo period (18th century)
Standing with a rooster held tightly in his arms, the bearded foreigner wearing a wide-brimmed hat and standing in an exotic costume combining a short tunic and trouser with a skirt of four Chinese-style panels, the details heightened with stain
4in (10cm) high

Footnotes

  • Published:
    Virginia Atchley and Neil Davey, The Virginia Atchley Collection of Japanese Miniature Arts, Chicago, 2006, p. 155, no. N212.
    Bernard Hurtig, Masterpieces of Netsuke Art: One Thousand Favorites of Leading Collectors, New York, 1973, no. 21.
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