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19c netsuke DARUMA by Hara SHUMIN

19c netsuke DARUMA by Hara SHUMIN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1422785
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19th century boxwood netsuke of the Zen Patriarch Daruma sitting in meditative pose enveloped in his monastic robe with cape. Great carving, fantastic face with amazing stipple work indicating his beard, beautiful flow to the lines of his robe, superb staining and patina. Differently sized himotoshi lined with beautiful differently colored liners. Signed SHUMIN on the bottom for Hara Shumin - this excellent artist is listed on p. 995 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Wonderful sculpture. Height 1 9/16 inches.