London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
A staghorn netsuke
an obi hasami of a kappa, the natural tufts at the base of the antler remaining to form the hair, the remaining limbs forming the obi-hook -- 4½in. (11.4) high; and another similar netsuke of an octopus, the natural form of the antler forming the features, inlaid eyes -- 5¾in. (14.6cm.) long, (minor old nibble and natural flaws).
See Illustration. (2)
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