Rare Okame netsuke finely sculpted with a large box held in the left hand and the other hand tossing beans, a famous Mamemaki ritual that takes place every year in Japan in February as a reminder of the division and seasonal changes between the end of the winter and early spring.
Imotoshi on the back and under the kimono.
Engraved Masakazu mark
Very good condition (see photos).
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (no. 2617), which will be shipped with the lot.
This lot will be carefully packaged and shipped via courier with insurance; if you buy more lots from me in this auction, you will pay only once for shipping abroad.
This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.
- Periodo Meiji (1868 -1912)
- Región / País de origen
- Título de la obra de arte
- Okame rito del Mamemaki
- Estado muy bueno, ver descripción
- 5×4×3 cm