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GunsenWar fan Edo period (1615-1868)Lacquered wood, paper, gold foil, pigmentsSpoke length: 36.5 cm The large fan is decorated with a red rising sun on a gold ground on one side, while the other side shows the same decoration with inverted colors. The outer spokes bring a gilt kamon (family crest) of nanayo (seven planets) type. Samurai accessories for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: acc-1252 

Wood netsuke with a cockerel on a hatEyes inlaid in amber with dark horn pupils19th century, 4 x 3.6 cmProvenance:William H. Smith collection A rare netsuke representing a naturalistic cockerel on a straw hat. On one side, a spider with eyes inlaid in dark horn. This netsuke belonged to the “Smith Collection” of the Framingham History Center Museum. William H. Smith (1853 1923) was a prolific collector during the turn of the 20th century; He was drawn to the aesthetics of objects spanning three popular fields at the times: the natural world, the colonial revival and...

Wood netsuke with two ratsNagoya School, 19th centuryWooden netsuke, eyes inlaid in dark horn 2 x 3 cmNetsuke representing two mice: this kind of composition with the rodents forming an almost spherical figure, is typical of netsuke made by Ikkan of Nagoya and the artists who were inspired by him.Netsuke for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: net-1141 

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