Lot 41: A group of two painted wood netsuke.
December 7, 2012
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: By Nagamachi Shuzan, Osaka, Early/Mid 19th century. The first, a nobleman playing football. Signed on the right rear in oval reserve, Shuzan. the characters reinforced with red paint. 2in (5.2cm). The second, Kinko riding a giant carp. Signed under the tail on a raised rectangular tablet, the characters reinforced with red paint, Shuzan. 1?in (4cm). Provenance: The first, purchased from Joseph U. Seo, 1966.