Galerie Tristan Bertin
Galerie Tristan Bertin

Netsuke - Coiled rat - 18th century - Wood

Wooden netsuke representing a rat coiled on itself, its right paw raised to the height of its snout.
Note the superb patina and inlaid horn eyes.
Japan, late Edo period (1603-1868).
In popular Japanese belief, the rat has a positive connotation. In particular, it is associated with the god Daikoku, deity of prosperity and wealth.

Used condition, slight dent under the base and small missing tail.
The himotoshi have also been split, probably after the sculpture was created.

Height: 2.6 cm
Depth: 3.8 cm
Width: 3.7 cm

Shipment is insured and will be made the day after receipt of payment.

Width : 3,7 cm
Height : 2,6 cm
Depth : 3,8 cm

Category : Oriental objects
Period : 18th century

Price : 650
Shipping : 10 € for France, request a quote for other country


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