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19th C. Japanese Copper and Sentoku Netsuke: Daruma

19th C. Japanese Copper and Sentoku Netsuke: Daruma


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1305063

Please refer to our stock # 82 when inquiring.
 $375.00 
This is an nicely executed Copper and Sentoku (Copper and tin alloy = Bronze) 19th Century Netsuke depicting a sitting Daruma engaged in meditation, completely covered by his robe. Daruma's face and chest are make of Sentoku. A roper ring at the bottom functions as himotoshi. Wonderful detail and composition, which is rare for a metal netsuke, have been used in the creation of this piece, which has been preserved in an outstanding manner. Unsigned Netsuke measures 1.68 inches (4.2cm) wide, and 1.37 inches (3.5cm) tall, not including the cord loop