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19th Century Japanese Netsuke:  Hairy Wrestler

19th Century Japanese Netsuke: Hairy Wrestler


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1298214

Please refer to our stock # 63 when inquiring.
 $850.00 
This is a 19th Century, finely carved Japanese netsuke depicting a Hairy Wrestler standing over a large mirror. Nice mellow patina, silky smooth surface with excellent tactile qualities. Colorful expression and form. Natural himotoshi formed by the arms of the wrestler. Unsigned. This netsuke measures 0.82 inches (21cm) wide, and 1.33 inches (33cm0 tall.