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Lot *1216

A FINE WOOD NETSUKE OF DRIED FISH AND NUTS BY HOGEN TADAYOSHI

Estimated Value:

2.500 € - 3.500 €

Result:

3.633 € incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Japan, Nagoya, signed Hogen Tadayoshi, 19. Jh.
B. 4,5 cm
Several nuts of varying type clustered together with two long dried niboshi (tiny dried sardines) crossed over the top, forming a compact composition in boxwood which has been variously stained for effect: signed with ukibori characters Hogen Tadayoshi.
Aus einer alten süddeutschen Privatsammlung, former M. T. Hindson Collection, Jacques Carré Collection. Published: Neal K. Davey, Netsuke a Comprehensive Study Based on the M. T. Hindson Collection, London, Faber & Faber Ltd. and Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications, 1974, p. 192, no. 581. Eskenazi, Japanese Netsuke from the Carré Collection, London, 1993, p. 164, no. 219