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19c staghorn netsuke DIVER on abalone by IKKO

19c staghorn netsuke DIVER on abalone by IKKO


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1400803
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19th century staghorn netsuke of a male diver wearing a woven straw sarong and climbing onto an enormous awabi - an edible abalone shell. Wonderful face, beautiful depiction of his clothes and abalone textures, great patina. Signed IKKO in the oval reserve on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 512 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Length 1 1/2 inches.