A wood netsuke of a baku, by Shigejo. Early 21st century

A wood netsuke of a baku, by Shigejo. Early 21st century - image-1
A wood netsuke of a baku, by Shigejo. Early 21st century - image-1

A wood netsuke of a baku, by Shigejo. Early 21st century

The eater of bad dreams stands on large paws turning its head and raising its trunk. The eyes of amber? Signed in an oval reserve Shigejo. Tomobako, inscribed on the lid “kichimu” (good dream) and signed and sealed Shigejo.
Height 5.5 cm

Itô Shigejo is a female netsuke carver. In Mai 2015 she was represented in an exhibition at the Seishô Netsukekan in Kyoto mainly with carvings of cats.

Provenienz

Kolodotschko Collection

Lot 619 Dα

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400 € - 600 €

Ergebnis:
1.612 €