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Early 19c netsuke SHISHI with cloth ball ex St. John

Early 19c netsuke SHISHI with cloth ball ex St. John


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1386932
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Early 19th century netsuke of a seated shishi with the upper part of its body resting on a cloth ball decorated with blooming peonies. Strong early carving, excellent face, wonderful bushy mane and tail. Beautiful wear and patina consistent with age, deep differently sized himotoshi arranged in the manner typical for the period. Came from the Collection of St. John University in Queens, NY. Length 1 7/16 inches.