Netsuke (1) - Marfil de elefante - Sen-nin possibly Shô-ri-ken - Japón - Periodo Edo (1600-1868)

Netsuke (1) - Marfil de elefante - Sen-nin possibly Shô-ri-ken - Japón - Periodo Edo (1600-1868)
Buen estado, ver descripción - 7×2.4×1.6 cm


This standing character is a sen-nin.

The mugwort cloak and belt are rendered in a stylized way.

The sen-nin is standing, head bent to the left, carrying a small bag on his right shoulder and a fly whisk in his left hand.

The fly whisk is a traditional attribute of Shô-ri-ken, represented as the Chinese immortal Chong-li K’wan, who is said too have used a feather fan or a fly whisk to revive the souls of the dead.

The piece is very nicely executed, with great attention given to the face and hair dress of the sen-nin;


18th century






very good condition few signs of age wear (some checks)

Pre-convention ivory specimen.

Complies with CE Regulation 338-97 of 09 December 1996.

Specimen prior to June 1, 1947. Submitted according to the decree of May 4, 2017 to a prior declaration provided for in Article L. 412-1 code environment.

A physical expertise of the piece will be realized by an independent expert confirming that the piece was realized before 1947 and is well of the announced period.

This document will be given to the buyer after purchase, the document price is 50 euro and is included in the delivery costs.

For an exit of the EU, a CITES of re-export will be necessary, this one being at the charge of the future purchaser. The issuance of such a document is not automatic

The signature is deciphered for information only and regarding my study of the piece and my global knowledge.

Buyers are responsable for import regulation and restrictions of their own country

Detalles del lote
N.º total de artículos
Marfil de elefante
Periodo Edo (1600-1868)
Región / País de origen
Título de la obra de arte
Sen-nin possibly Shô-ri-ken
Buen estado, ver descripción
7×2.4×1.6 cm
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