Lot 7090: 9Pcs Japanese NETSUKE Carved Obi Sagemono Bone Resin Porcelain Clay Boat Men Tea Figurine Musicians Basket Ivory Antique Vintage Sculpture Art
November 27, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Details: This lot consists of the nine netsukes pictured in the corresponding images.
Among the pieces in this lot are two unfired bisque netsuke of a Japanese boat and two men having tea. Other items include figures of men in various poses and a bone sculptured box and cover carved with a group of musicians.
A netsuke is a small sculptural object developed in Japan over a period of more than three hundred years. Netsuke (singular and plural) were used to secure Ôremovable external pocketsÕ (sagemono) hanging from the sash of a manÕs kimono. The sagemono were suspended on a silk cord passed behind the obi (sash). The netsuke on the other end of the cord preventing it from slipping through the obi.
Condition / Notes: These are finely crafted items with minimal signs of age or handling, although they are of unknown age.
The sculpture of men having tea appears to have two pieces broken off of it.
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