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19c lacquer netsuke MERCHANT with fan by MEISAI

19c lacquer netsuke MERCHANT with fan by MEISAI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1312907
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19th century lacquered wood netsuke of a merchant wearing a hat and a medium length jacket over his robe and holding a fan in his hand. Ivory head, hands and feet, well carved, very good quality lacquering with golden flecks, wonderful face with a slight frown. Pleasant patina, really nice feel of age to the piece. Signed MEISAI in golden lacquer on the lower part of the robe on the back. Height 2 1/8 inches.