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DAVID CARLIN, Contemporary Boxwood Netsuke, "Small Man Large Banana"

DAVID CARLIN, Contemporary Boxwood Netsuke, "Small Man Large Banana"


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1980: Item # 1325523

Please refer to our stock # 154 when inquiring.
 $750.00 
This is an excellently and intricately carved boxwood very charming netsuke,made by our own Pennsylvania California native, David Carlin. He describes it as a "Curious carving of a bearded man, arms behind him holding an enormous banana" The 'DC" monogram is carved into the bottom of the banana. Netsuke is stained in for effect. It measures 0.86 inches (2.2cm) wide, 2.34 inches (6.0cm) long, and 1.35 inches (3.4cm) tall. It is in outstanding condition, as may be seen in the posted photos. The value of this netsuke is estimated at $1,000.