TOMOCHIKA, Edo School Boxwood Netsuke Naturalistic Human Skull
Edo School Boxwood Netsuke: Naturalistic Human Skull. 1 9th Century, very fine hand-carved netsuke depiction of a Naturalistic Human Skull (See photo #11 for comparison with actual Human Skull), with seven natural material teeth in the upper jaw, and fine parietal lines covering the cranium. This skull is identical to the Lempertz Tomochika Skull in all its aspects, to include its form and size, 4.4cm tall, which is very large in volume when compared to most netsuke. This outstanding miniature work of art is Unsigned. Netsuke measures 1.53 inches (3.9cm) wide, 1.94 inches (4.9cm) long, and 1.73 inches (4.4cm) tall. It is in outstanding condition, as you may be able to see in the posted phot os. Specializes in the sale of AUTHENTIC ANTIQUE JAPANESE NETSUKE and Related Items, at affordable prices for beginners, but, regularly carry higher end pieces at bargain prices for experienced collectors. We are members of the International Netsuke Society. If you have any questions, please inquire. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER OFFERINGS. The item "TOMOCHIKA, Edo School Boxwood Netsuke Naturalistic Human Skull" is in sale since Sunday, September 3, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Netsuke". The seller is "nyc448" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Netsuke
- Primary Material: Wood
- Age: 1850-1899
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Original/Reproduction: Original