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TOMOYUKI, 19th C. Japanese Boxwood Netsuke: Buddhist Priest Danka

TOMOYUKI, 19th C. Japanese Boxwood Netsuke: Buddhist Priest Danka


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1304995

Please refer to our stock # 76 when inquiring.
 $1,175.00 
This is a finely carved boxwood netsuke depicting the Skeleton of the Buddhist Priest Danka beating oa a Mokugyo, or Buddhist Temple Drum. Very nice detail and wonderful symmetry all throughout, rich patina. Signed Tomoyuki, a disciple of Tomochika, in an irregular oval reserve, on the bottom of the netsuke. Netsuke measures 0.92 inches (2.3cm) wide, 1.40 inches (3.5cm) long, and 1.27 inches (3.2cm) tall. It is in excellent preserved condition, as may be seen in the posted photos. Note: A reference to Tomoyuki and his signature may be found on page 1167 of Lazarnick's 'Netsuke and Inro Artists, and How to Read their Signatures'