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19c netsuke Shibayama SEA BREAM & bamboo

19c netsuke Shibayama SEA BREAM & bamboo


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1320872
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19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with Shibayama inlay depicting a fat sea bream on a bed of bamboo leaves. The bowl is dark rosewood, the top is boxwood, materials used for inlay are cherry wood, mother of pearl, black horn and stag antler stained green. The inlay is in perfect shape, no losses or repairs. Plain back, two parts fit nicely, beautiful mellow patina. Top diameter 1 1/4 inches, bowl diameter 1 3/4 inches.