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335 A LACQUERED WOOD NETSUKE OF A DANCER

336 A FINE WOOD NETSUKE OF A NOH ACTOR

Unsigned, wood with lacquer Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Unsigned, wood netsuke Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A dancing figure wearing a black lacquered cap and looking upwards, with finely crafted facial features. One hand with the palm facing upwards and the other holding a drum, slightly concealed under the flowing robes, which are finely decorated with gold lacquer. Small himotoshi in the rear.

A finely caved and stained wood netsuke depicting a seated Noh-actor wearing a mask and holding a fan. The wood is of a very attractive color – the natural grain of the wood is used to full effect. Himotoshi through the underside and back.

HEIGHT 4.2 cm Provenance: British private collection. Condition: Very good condition with minor wear to lacquer. Estimate EUR 800,Starting price EUR 400,-

HEIGHT 3.9 cm Provenance: British private collection. Condition: Excellent condition. Estimate EUR 600,Starting price EUR 300,-

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