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19th century wooden netsuke of three turtles - one on the top and 2 forming a base, one of them unhappily resting on its back. Superb detailing - see beautifully incised patterns of their carapaces and leathery texture of their limbs. Himotoshi is formed by their feet, wonderful wear and patina, very pleasant to the touch. Signed TADAJIKO in rectangular reserve on the back - the name is female, which is rather rare among netsuke carvers. Length 1 7/16 inches.

Reserve: $550.00

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    19c netsuke TURTLES by female carver TADAJIKO

    Estimate $700 - $800Jan 22, 2019
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #23618 in Massachusetts
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