* A katabori-type netsuke in wood, ivory... - Lot 162 - Nicolas Nouvelet Commissaire-priseur

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* A katabori-type netsuke in wood, ivory... - Lot 162 - Nicolas Nouvelet Commissaire-priseur
* A katabori-type netsuke in wood, ivory and ox horn depicting a seated woman of high lineage taking a biwa out of its case, while a man standing beside her carries on his shoulder a branch of cherry blossom and a hyotan-shaped sake gourd. All these elements symbolize the hanami festival during the cherry blossom season. During this festival, people picnic and drink sake under the blossoming trees. The man's head and feet are in ivory, the hands and coloquint in blond horn. Japan, 19th century H. 5 cm - L. 4.5 cm B.P. 12.5 g N°CIC : FR2307517178-K
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