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18c netsuke DOG with ball by MASAYOSHI

18c netsuke DOG with ball by MASAYOSHI


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1399403
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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18th century netsuke of a seated skinny dog wearing a collar with bell and resting one front paw on a cloth ball. Strong early piece, beautifully carved - great face with horn inlaid eyes, wonderful rendition of its spine and ribs, superbly carved paws, netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, beautiful wear and patina (some irregularities on the surface on the darker colored part of its back), old age lines. Signed MASAYOSHI on the bottom - this rare artist is listed in NETSUKE by Neil Davey (p. 493, number 1503). Height 1 3/4 inches