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18th Century Japanese Netsuke:  Chinnan Sennin

18th Century Japanese Netsuke: Chinnan Sennin

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1338384

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This is a finely hand-carved Japanese Netsuke made during the Edo Period (18th Century) that depicts a Chinnan Sennin. He is standing on one foot, and he is dressed with a long robe. He is holding the string of large hat over his right shoulder. Excellent detail and expression. Great two-tone patina. Large himotoshi, common of netsuke from this period. Unsigned. It measures 1.21 inches (3.1cm), and 2.77 inches (7.15cm) tall. Netsuke is in excellent preserved condition. *** A very similar example is shown on page 64 of Volume 2 of "Netsuke, 112 Masterpieces, The Trumpf Collection" ***