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Wood Netsuke of a Frog


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1266074

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A boxwood netsuke of a seated toad with carefully carved eyes and textured, characteristic skin accented by sumi-e. (The toad, or frog, is symbolic of rain, good luck and persistence in Japanese culture.) This fully sculpted netsuke is in excellent condition. Incised signature on nether side. Length: 1.5” 19th Century, Japan