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Early 19c netsuke female Immortal SEIOBO with peach & basket

Early 19c netsuke female Immortal SEIOBO with peach & basket


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1374749
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of standing Seiobo wearing long Chinese robe and holding a woven basket with a handle in one hand and branch with the Peach of Immortality and a leaf in the other. Seiobo is the Chinese Queen of the Fairies, with Peaches of Immortality ripening on a tree in her garden only once in 3 thousand years. Superbly carved, great face of almost portrait quality, excellent depiction of the flow of her robe. Differently sized large and deep himotoshi, wonderful wear consistent with age, superb patina. Height 3 1/16 inches.