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 â€“ 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,-
22 June 2019, 1 PM CET