A Japanese polychrome wood obidome in the form of a corn cob
A Japanese polychrome wood obidome in the form of a corn cob

MORITA SOKO (1879-1942)

A Japanese polychrome wood obidome in the form of a corn cob

c. 1930 to c. 1930 Japan

Offered by Max Rutherston Ltd

£7,500 gbp
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Delicately carved from boxwood and lightly coloured. It is fitted with a silver or shakudo mount to which has been fitted a loose ring for attachment as a netsuke.
Good condition
Rino Tamanini collection
G. Lazarnick, The Signature Book, illustrated p. 365
Galleria la Galliavola, Netsuke Collezione Tamanini, 1996, no. 153, described as being made from coloured ivory and bronze
Dimensions
Width 5.60 cm (2.20 inches)
Stock Code
MR1087
Signed/Inscribed
Soko to [carved]
Max Rutherston Ltd

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