Netsuke of puppy

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Netsuke of puppy



Good early Kyoto school Ivory Netsuke of a dog. This fine example is superbly carved,the ribs and spine very naturalistically defined,he is resting on a shell and the underneath as with any good netsuke shows off the artist’s talent with detail to the paws and shell,eyes inlaid with horn,Ivory of a rich colour and patina,unsigned Edo period circa 1800

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Origin Japanese
Period 18th Century
Style Classical
Condition Very good
Hallmark Unsigned
Dimensions 3cms H x 4.5cms W
Material and Technique Ivory

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