A Boxwood Netsuke Depicting A Snake Wrapping Around A Pumpkin flag


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"A Boxwood Netsuke Depicting A Snake Wrapping Around A Pumpkin"
Boxwood netsuke depicting a snake wrapping around a pumpkin.

The snake is a symbol often associated with rebirth, transformation while the pumpkin is a symbol of fertility, abundance and prosperity in Japanese tradition.

Signed Yoshimasa (吉正) under the pumpkin in “ukibori”.

For similar netsuke see the Katchen collection, published N7, vol.2, p.31, no.K329.

Origin: Japan

Period: Edo 19th century.

Dimensions: 3 x 3.5 x 3.3 cm.

State of conservation: Very good
Price: 1 800 €
Period: 19th century
Style: Asian art
Condition: Excellent condition

Material: Solid wood
Width: 3 cm
Height: 3,5 cm
Depth: 3,3 cm

Reference: 1320227
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