Ivory Hotei netsuke - Japan - 19th century (Edo period)

Description
Ivory Hotei netsuke - Japan - 19th century (Edo period)
In very good condition, see description

Ivory netsuke - Japan - 19th century (Edo period).

Rare and antique ivory netsuke depicting Hotei standing with a stick and the sacred jewel in his hand (hõju no tama).
Depicting with a hairy chest and prominent belly.
Signed: Shoan?

Fine antique patina, an item from the Edo period,
In very good condition, consistent with its age, with some natural veining in the ivory.

Size: 6 cm.

In very good condition, consistent with its age.

Japanese item from the Edo period.
The Item was produced prior to 1947, and is therefore in compliance with European Union regulations on ivory trade.

The item comes with a certificate of authenticity which will be sent to the buyer.

VERY IMPORTANT note for bidders outside the EU:
This item CANNOT be sold outside the EU.

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