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Netsuke stretching book reader by GYOKUSHO

Netsuke stretching book reader by GYOKUSHO


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1970: Item # 1314632
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Netsuke of a man seated by a hot sand brazier with a kettle on it, putting a book aside and stretching his arms. Excellent detailed carving - his his wonderful face, tobacco pouch with pipe case by his side, a ladle for stirring the sand, brazier, book and kettle textures. Beautifully stained and finished. Signed GYOKUSHO on the bottom - for a brief discussion of the artist see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 216. Height 1 3/4 inches.