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19c netsuke GAMA SENNIN with toad by KYOKKO ex Royal Collection

19c netsuke GAMA SENNIN with toad by KYOKKO ex Royal Collection


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1369592
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19th century wooden netsuke of a seated Gama Sennin feeding his constant companion - a magic toad. Excellent quality carving, perfectly captured mood of the scene, wonderful face, superb detailing of his robe patterns and joints of his fingers on the bottom of the piece. Old age lines, beautiful patina. Signed KYOKKO on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 685 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Comes from the collection of His Royal Highness Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester - a tag is attached. Length 1 9/16 inches.