Antique Japanese Wood Netsuke
Pumpkin and Gourd
Unsigned, Crica: 19th Century
Usage wears, overall good condition.
H 1 in. (2.5cm), W 2 in. (5cm), D 1.25 in. (3cm)
Handsome old wood netsuke with stem and leaf assembling a well-carved pumpkin and a small gourd, partake of auspicious agriculture symbolism for Japanese farmers. The lacquered surface glossy with wear, charming patina of age enriching the lines and crevices. One large himotoshi between the pumpkin and gourd; the netsuke has no break or split and is in good condition.
Estimated Value $300
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