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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A wood sashi netsuke of a Sennin, signed Tomochika, 19th Century

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    A wood sashi netsuke of a Sennin, signed Tomochika, 19th Century
    he smiles happily as he gazes ahead, standing upright on a leaf, leaning on a long staff, his emaciated body wrapped in a leaf cloak and a loose robe exposing one bare shoulder -- 5in. (12.8cm.)


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    Literature

    Illustrated in Lazarnick, George 'Netsuke and Inro Artists and How to Read Their Signatures', Reed 1976, p 1150.