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19c netsuke curled DRAGON

19c netsuke curled DRAGON


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1343161
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century boxwood netsuke in ryusa form consisting of 2 parts with carved and pierced decoration of a dragon curled on itself and flames licking its body. Clever compact design, very good strong carving, especially of his fierce facial expression, claws and scaled body, eyes are inlaid with dark horn. Wonderful mellow patina, tiny spot with gold lacquer patch on the side. Diameter 1 13/16 inches.