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19c netsuke ONI lotus catfish by SHOKYUSAI

19c netsuke ONI lotus catfish by SHOKYUSAI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1373574
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19th century netsuke of an oni crouching on a huge lotus leaf, with namazu (catfish) hiding under the leaf. Unusual subject, excellent quality carving, old age lines, beautiful patina and wear. Signed SHOKYUSAI on the bottom - for information on the artist see p. 968 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Wonderful netsuke. Length 1 5/8 inches.