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19c metal OJIME netsuke slide DARUMA by SOGETSU

19c metal OJIME netsuke slide DARUMA by SOGETSU


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1342750
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century bronze ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with relief decoration of Zen Buddhism Patriarch Daruma enveloped in his monastic robe with the cape billowing in the wind. Superb quality work, extraordinary detailing - see his facial hair and elegant lines of the cape, wonderful patina. Signed SOGETSU on the back - this metal artist is listed in NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 1022. Height 11/16 inches.