Nô dancer wearing the mask, probably of Okina the happy old man.
He wears rich garment as Nô dancer always do, a fan in his left hand, the long right sleeve thrown over his right shoulder.
The netsuke is unsigned, but its details and precision in the carving are a testimony to the carver's skills.
Nice light brown patina.
Early 19th century - C.1825
Overall very good condition with some signs of age wear.
please check pictures for global condition
French private collection
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Pre-convention ivory specimen.
Complies with CE Regulation 338-97 Art.2.w.mc 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.
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- Elephant ivory
- Edo Period (1600-1868)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Title of artwork
- Nô dancer
- Good condition, see description
- 5.7×2×2.6 cm