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19c netsuke QUAILS on millet OKATOMO

19c netsuke QUAILS on millet OKATOMO


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1314195
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19th century netsuke of two quails feeding on millet stalks with leaves. Superb quality carving - see their alert faces, differentiated feathers and finely carved millet stalks, eyes are inlaid with black horn. Beautiful wear and patina, himotoshi formed by a leaf on the bottom, old age lines. Signed OKATOMO on the leaf on the bottom, but the netsuke is 19th century. Classic sculpture in great condition. Height 1 1/8 inches.