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19c netsuke SNEEZER by GYOKKEI

19c netsuke SNEEZER by GYOKKEI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1341999
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19th century boxwood netsuke depicting a sitting man who is about to sneeze. The scene represents a street entertainer, in this case a man who tickles himself with a stick and sneezes for the delight of the audience. Excellent carving with great facial expression, beautifully stained, wonderful patina, inlaid tickling stick and lined smaller himotoshi. Signed GYOKKEI on the bottom - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 417. Height 1 5/16 inches.