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MEIZAN, 19th C. Japanese Netsuke:  Herd Boy and Ox

MEIZAN, 19th C. Japanese Netsuke: Herd Boy and Ox


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1295965

Please refer to our stock # 58 when inquiring.
 $850.00 
This is finely carved Japanese netsuke depicting a Herb Boy standing right next to his OX. Both figures rest upon a platform where the himotoshi is found. Very nice form and mellow patina. Signed Meizan. Netsuke measures 11.28 inches (3.3cm), and 1.08 inches (2.8cm) tall. Note: A reference to the carver Meizan and his signature may be found on page 754 of George Lazarnick's 'Netsuke and Inro Artists and How to Read their Signatures.