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19c netsuke INU BARIKO dog box by GYOKUBUN

19c netsuke INU BARIKO dog box by GYOKUBUN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1314721
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19th century netsuke carved as inu-bariko - a papier-mâché box in a shape of a simplified dog. Opens to reveal a carved bar inside the upper part that serves as himotoshi. Nicely carved, great smiling face, black ink highlights, gold lacquering to the top of the lower part, pleasant wear and patina. Signed GYOKUBUN on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 423 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Length 1 5/16 inches.