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19c netsuke seated TOAD

19c netsuke seated TOAD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920: Item # 1292154
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1890-1910s (late Meiji - early Taisho) good size wooden netsuke of a seated alert toad. Excellent clever carving capturing the essence of the creature, made out of Japanese Yakushima cedar with its beautiful layered texture, wonderful depiction of its bumpy skin. Eyes are double inlaid with mother of pearl and dark horn, himotoshi are lined with staghorn. Length 2 1/2 inches.