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Meiji netsuke SAMBASO DANCER by NARIKAZU

Meiji netsuke SAMBASO DANCER by NARIKAZU


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920: Item # 1338576
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Meiji period (late 19th century to 1912) hinoki (cypress wood) netsuke of a sambaso dancer in characteristic posture, holding a fan and wearing Okina mask and hat used in the dance. Painted in bright colors in a manner of Shuzan, great quality of facial expression, wonderful rendition of Noh theater robes as geometric planes with finely painted textile pattern of bamboo leaves. Signed NARIKAZU on the back . Height 2 1/4 inches.