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Early 19c netsuke TURTLE & young by GENKO

Early 19c netsuke TURTLE & young by GENKO


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1314104
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Early 19th century netsuke of a turtle with young perched on its back. Very good carving, beautiful rhythm to the plastrons of their carapaces, wonderful depiction of skin texture, eyes are inlaid with black horn. Excellent wear and patina. Signed GENKO on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 402 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Length 1 3/4 inches.