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511. Japanese Carved Netsuke Box Wood Sennin Buddha Meiji Period
This Exquisitely Carved Hardwood Netsuke of large size depicts a Traveling Japanese Sennin or Buddha, wearing a belted Kimono and an Oriental Mat strapped to his back, suspended from a Carp Fish. Meiji Period (1868-1912).
The main body which shows a second Carp resting on the shoulder, opens to reveal a pill or medicine box.
Condition: This piece is in excellent condition, no losses and no restoration. This piece is unmarked.
Height: (entire drop as image one) 9.25" (23.5cm). Width: (at widest) 2.25” (5.75cm). Depth: 1.5” (4cm).
Shipped to Lancashire, England.