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19th century boxwood netsuke of a leaping wild boar. Excellently captured posture, superb hairwork, wonderful face with open mouth showing its teeth, eyes are inlaid with black horn. Beautiful wear and patina, in superb condition. Signed SHUZAN within polished reserve on its belly - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 1017. Extraprdinary sculpture, all that a great netsuke shall be. Length 2 1/8 inches.

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    19c netsuke LEAPING BOAR by SHUZAN

    Estimate $5,500 - $7,000Nov 01, 2018
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #23618 in Massachusetts
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