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19c netsuke KANZAN with open scroll

19c netsuke KANZAN with open scroll


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1310891
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19th century netsuke of smiling Kanzan with an open scroll in his hands. According to a legend, Kanzan and Jittoku lived in a kitchen of a Zen Buddhist monastery and talked nonsensical language. Excellent face, great detailing of robe patterns, old age lines, wonderful patina turning yellow on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono. Very good sculpture. Height 1 3/4 inches.