19th century boxwood netsuke of a South Sea Islander wearing a straw skirt held by rope belt, seated on rockery and holding a large ball with an opening that contains a rolling ball inside it. Excellent face with unhappy pensive expression, double inlaid eyes, great carving of straw and rock textures, beautiful staining and patina. Signed MASABUMI on the bottom - for information on the artist see p. 699 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 3/4 inches.Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
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