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19c kagamibuta netsuke ACTOR DEMON with drum

19c kagamibuta netsuke ACTOR DEMON with drum


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1360738
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19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with multimetal disc depicting an actor in a role of a demon with its typical red wig, small drum on his chest and 2 strikers in his hands. Excellent design, great quality detailing - see the mask and finely worked hair of the wig. Beautiful patina, some wear to the surface. Staghorn bowl with incised tree branches on the back and sides incised with inclined lines imitating a narwhal tusk, very pleasant patina . Beautifully turned ivory bowl with excellent patina. Disc diameter 1 3/16 inches, bowl maximum length 1 3/4 inches.