An ivory netsuke
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An ivory netsuke

UNSIGNED (KYOTO OR OSAKA), EDO PERIOD (LATE 18TH CENTURY)

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An ivory netsuke
Unsigned (Kyoto or Osaka), Edo Period (Late 18th Century)
Katabori, stained ivory; a figure of a Westerner standing upright and facing almost the front, with a long curly wig under his wide-brimmed tasselled hat, dressed in a long coat with stylised floral and other designs, and knee-breeches, the eight buttons on the reverse of his stockings of dark horn, holding a long-tailed cockerel with both hands, its tail-feathers curling round his left side, the himotoshi formed by two holes in the back of his skirt, the larger hole below the smaller
9.0 x 2.7 cm. (3 9/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
Provenance
With Aalderink B.V., Amsterdam, 1997, acquired by
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. E-50).
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