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18c netsuke SENNIN with basket

18c netsuke SENNIN with basket


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1323643
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Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of seated sennin (Chinese sage) wearing a robe decorated with clouds and holding a basket in front of him. Wonderful strong early carving, beautiful wide smile on his face. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century section, great honey-colored patina on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono, compressed dust in crevices. Excellent sculpture. Length 1 1/4 inches.