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YOSHIYUKI, 19th C. Japanese Netsuke:  Entertainer Playing  Hand Drum

YOSHIYUKI, 19th C. Japanese Netsuke: Entertainer Playing Hand Drum


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1332305

Please refer to our stock # 164 when inquiring.
 $750.00 
This is finely carved, Late 19th century, Japanese Netsuke depicting a jovial looking Entertainer who is making music with a Hand Drum that he is holding in his hands, and Fan looking instrument that he is working with his feet. Excellent form and detail on this piece. It is signed Yoshiyuki in a rectangular reserve posted over the man's rear end. Netsuke measures 1.28 inches (3.3cm) wide, and 2.10 inches (5.3cm) tall. A reference to Yoshiyuki may be found on page 1248 of George Lazarnick's Netsuke and Inro Artists and How to Read their Signatures, 1982 edition.