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18c netsuke FALCON on branch ex Storno

18c netsuke FALCON on branch ex Storno


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1330962
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Late 18th century netsuke of a falcon seated on a branch, its head turned to the right. Rare subject, elegant strong early piece perfectly capturing the character of the creature. Beautifully carved differentiated feathers, powerful talons, large eyes are inlaid with dark horn, wonderful wear and patina, himotoshi is formed by the branch. Excellent netsuke, formerly in the collection of Francois Storno - see Christie's THE FRANCOIS STORNO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE, London, May 16, 2007, lot 245, tag is enclosed. Height 1 11/16 inches.