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19c marine netsuke 7 MASKS by RANSEN

19c marine netsuke 7 MASKS by RANSEN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1405566
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19th century marine netsuke carved as a cluster of 7 theatrical masks, most probably all from the same play. Excellent carving, great faces, beautiful wear and patina with wonderful sheen. Signed RANSEN on the back - this excellent pupil of Rantei is listed on p. 862 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Length 1 1/2 inches.