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Netsuke BUFFALO on wheel by MASAYUME

Netsuke BUFFALO on wheel by MASAYUME

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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Japanese: Netsuke: Pre 2000: Item # 1420165
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Boxwood netsuke of a water buffalo resting on a huge cart wheel. Superb quality carving, perfectly captured essence of the creature, extraordinary detailing of the beast’s face with tether and rope. Beautiful unstained even grained boxwood, eyes are inlaid with dark horn, in perfect condition. Signed MASAYUME on the bottom - netsuke by this rare artist are listed in 1997 “Contemporary Netsuke” by Kinsey, #80, and in International Netsuke Society Journal, Volume 24, issue #3, p. 56, Figure #4. Length 1 13/16 inches.