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19c netsuke STORYTELLER by GYOKUZAN

19c netsuke STORYTELLER by GYOKUZAN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1330883
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19th century netsuke of Rakugoka - an entertaining storyteller - kneeling on a textile mat, one hand raised as he tells a story. Very nice carving, wonderful chubby face, expertly incised patterns on the bottom of the mat, pleasant patina from handling, in excellent condition. Signed GYOKUZAN on the bottom - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 433. Height 15/16 inches.