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RANSEN, 19th C. Japanese Boxwood Netsuke: General Minmoto no Yoritomo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1368859

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19th century finely hand-carved Japanese boxwood netsuke of Shogun Yoritomo (General Minamoto no Yoritomo 1147-99) sitting in his court; ready to begin audiences with his advisers and subjects. Netsuke measures 1.35 inches (3.4cm) wide, and 1.35 inches (3.4cm) tall. It is in excellent preserved condition, as may be seen in the posted photo Note: A reference to carver Ransen and his signature may be found on page 862 of Lazarnick's Netsuke and Inro Artists and how to Read their Signatures.