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19c netsuke mask USOFUKI by SEKISEN

19c netsuke mask USOFUKI by SEKISEN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920: Item # 1308746
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Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Kyogen theater mask of Usofuki with characteristically pursed lips. Wonderful surprised face, crisp detailing, white enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKIHO on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 176, signatures 258-260. Height 1 13/16 inches.