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Japanese Boxwood Okimono of a Carp, by Nishikawa Suketsugu, Meiji Period

A fine and large carved wood okimono, by Nishikawa Suketsugu, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Beautifully and naturistically carved as a large carp, it’s body curved slightly to the left, pushing through an imaginary current. Rendered with detailed scales, having double inlaid amber eyes, and horn pupils.
Signed in a rectangular reserve, Suketsugu.
With original tomobako.
Length - 40.7 cm, 16”.
Height - 12.7 cm, 5”.
Width - 12 cm, 4 3/4”.
Condition - Excellent. No damage. No restoration.

Medium: Boxwood

Height  12.70 cm, 5"
Width  40.70 cm, 16"
Depth  12.00 cm, 5"

Condition: Good


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