Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art

19c netsuke MASSEUR with SCHOLAR shunga book by HOMIN

19c netsuke MASSEUR with SCHOLAR shunga book by HOMIN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1368885
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century wooden netsuke of a blind masseur working on a client who appears to be a scholar wearing glasses and leering as he looks through a shunga (erotic book) edition. Wonderful carving with great faces, beautiful textile lines, rich warm patina. Signed HOMIN on the bottom - for information on this pupil of Meikeisai Hojitsu see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 487. Height 1 3/16 inches.