A boar-tusk netsuke with a spider By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793

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A boar-tusk netsuke with a spider
By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793

Sold for £ 3,562 (US$ 5,039) inc. premium
A boar-tusk netsuke with a spider
By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793
The tusk carved in low relief with a small spider crawling near the tip, the eyes inlaid in dark horn; signed in partially legible characters Iwami-no-kuni Enokawa Seiyodo Tomiharu kyonen rokujuissai shite kore o chokoku toki ni Kansei gonen nigatsu hatsu yokka nari (carved at the age of sixty-one by the Eno River in Iwami Province by Seiyodo Tomiharu during the first four days of the second month of the fifth year of Kansei [1793]) with seals Kotobuki and Tomiharu and a pot seal. 10cm (3 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • 猪牙彫根付 蜘蛛 銘 「石見州可愛河青陽堂富春享年六十一歳而彫刻之于時寛政五年二月初四日也 」 1793年

    Provenance:
    Anne Hull Grundy Collection.

    Published:
    Earle, Huthart, p.32, no.12.
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A boar-tusk netsuke with a spider By Seiyodo Tomiharu (1733-1810), Iwami Province, dated 1793
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