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YOSAI, 19th C, Japanese Boxwood Netsuke, Scholar on Scroll

YOSAI, 19th C, Japanese Boxwood Netsuke, Scholar on Scroll


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1319283

Please refer to our stock # 139 when inquiring.
 $575.00 
19th Century, excellently hand-carved Wood Netsuke depicting a symbolic image of a Scholar standing on an unfolding scroll. The scholar sports a long pointed beard, and a full robe. Netsuke has fine details and rich lustry patina. It is very smooth to the touch. It is signed Yosai on the bottom of the scroll. It measures 0.68 inches (1.7cm) wide, and 1.85 inches (4.7cm) tall. Netsuke is in excellent condition, as may be seen in the posted photos.