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Lot 1196

AN UNUSUAL LARGE JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE

AN UNUSUAL LARGE JAPANESE WOOD NETSUKE

EDO OR MEIJI PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

Carved as a standing hunchbacked man, possibly blind, holding a walking stick with one hand whilst smiling contentedly as he scratches his neck, the himotoshi made from a loop at the back of his hakama (culotte), 9.2cm.

Provenance: an English private collection, Somerset.