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19c Hida netsuke OKAME mask by SUKEKUNI

19c Hida netsuke OKAME mask by SUKEKUNI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1370138
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19th century 2-toned chosen matsu (Korean pine wood) netsuke of a theatrical mask of Okame. Netsuke is skillfully carved the style characteristic of Hida school with clever use of wood colors and structure to add to the charm of the piece, wonderful smile and chubby cheeks, excellent patina. Signed SUKEKUNI on the back - the artist is listed on p. 1045 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, and definitely was a student of Sukenaga. Height 1 5/8 inches.