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19c netsuke 7 MASKS by GYOKUZAN

19c netsuke 7 MASKS by GYOKUZAN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1343657
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19th century boxwood netsuke carved as a group of 7 theatrical masks of an oni, a shojo, Buaku, Okame, Okina, Hyottoko and (possibly) Fudo. Wonderful piece in Japanese taste with excellent precisely carved faces, very beautiful wear with superb patina. Signed GYOKUZAN in a rectangular reserve - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 433. Length 1 7/16 inches.