Japanese wood carving of a fisherman with a huge fish

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Japanese wood carving of a fisherman with a huge fish

£700.00

Description

A Japanese wood carving of a fisherman balancing a large gourd on top of a huge catfish. The giant catfish is the god of earthquakes in Japan, so perhaps the fisherman is not trying to catch him, but instead is offering a large gourd of sake.
Condition Report:
Good Condition

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item details
Origin Asian
Period 19th Century
Condition Good
Dimensions 21cm high x 12cm wide x 21cm deep

Product REF: MA58. 600