Japanese shishi seal netsuke. Edo Period, c.1800.

August 28, 2019 1:46 pm Published by

A Japanese ivory seal netsuke, c. 1800, Edo Period. Beautifully carved as an amusing looking Shishi, seated upon an oval base. The underside of the base carved with a Japanese symbol 寅 Tora [Tiger]. Presumably representing one of the Zodiac years.
Height – 4.3 cm, 1 6/8″.
Condition – Perfect. No damage. No repair.

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