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19c netsuke mask RIKISHI SUMO WRESTLER by SEKISEN

19c netsuke mask RIKISHI SUMO WRESTLER by SEKISEN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920: Item # 1337854
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Late Meiji (1890 to 1912) Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Noh theater mask of Kongo Rikishi as sumo wrestler. Crisp detailing, wonderful severe expression, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Height 1 9/16 inches.