19th century boxwood netsuke of two weeping oni grieving as they crawl over a huge severed arm which belonged to a demon and was cut off by a hero Watanabe no Tsuna at the Rashomon gate. Wonderful quality work - see their faces and patterns on tiger skin pants that they are wearing. Beautiful staining, great patina. Signed MASAMITSU on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 714 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Length 1 11/16 inches.Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
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