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19c netsuke BESHIMI by DEME YOSHIMASA

19c netsuke BESHIMI by DEME YOSHIMASA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1343839
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19th century decent size boxwood netsuke representing a theatrical mask from a Noh play - appears to be that of Beshimi. Excellent crisp detailing, superb warm patina from wear. Signed DEME YOSHIMASA on the back bar - for information on this rare artist from the Deme family see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 352. Height 2 1/16 inches.