A RARE ARTIST JAPANESE BOXWOOD NESTUKE - KAPPA UPON A CLAMSHELL – HOKUZAN

A RARE ARTIST JAPANESE BOXWOOD NESTUKE – KAPPA UPON A CLAMSHELL – HOKUZAN

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As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this rare artist finely carved Meiji period ( 1868 – 1912 ) circa 1880,  boxwood Netsuke of a Kappa crawling upon a Clamshell, the artist has captured a humorous rendition of the mythical creature clinging to the Shell, the Clamshell carved and polished to a superb lifelike finish, artist signed in an oval seal to the underside that translates to read ” Hokuzan”, a rarely seen artist , and as such a great addition to your Japanese Netsuke or works of art collection.

Provenance :

Another Netsuke from our private UK collection.

Condition :

Lovely clean condition and great colour .

Approximate size:

Height: 3 cm

Width:  5 cm

Depth:  3.5cm

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item.

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