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18c Kyoto school netsuke DOG licking its fur

18c Kyoto school netsuke DOG licking its fur


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1317046
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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18th century Kyoto school netsuke of a resting dog wearing a collar with its head turned back and licking its coat. Extremely strong Kyoto school piece with wonderful wear and patina consistent with age. Superb carving to the last detail, fantastic hairwork, eyes inlaid with dark horn, old age lines. Great sculpture, all that the netsuke shall be. Length 1 5/8 inches.