Japanese Ivory Netsuke Naturalistically Carved Group of Three Aubergines 'Nasubi'

A Japanese Ivory Naturalistically Carved Group of Three Aubergines 'Nasubi' with Typical Stained and Stippled Curled Calyx 
The Himotoshi slightly worn with use
Smooth silky patina
Signed Shuosai Hidemasa II
Mid 19th Century

Size: 2cm high - ¾ ins high

 
A Japanese Ivory Naturalistically Carved Group of Three Aubergines 'Nasubi' with Typical Stained and Stippled Curled Calyx 
The Himotoshi slightly worn with use
Smooth silky patina
Signed Shuosai Hidemasa II
Mid 19th Century

Size: 2cm high - ¾ ins high
In Japan the aubergine ‘Nasubi’ is a very popular food, but is also a symbol of wealth and good luck.
Ex European Private collection

Japanese Ivory Netsuke Naturalistically Carved Group of Three Aubergines 'Nasubi'

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+44 (0)7768 236921

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