Project Description

‘Arabesque’, a boxwood netsuke of a sunflower by Guy Shaw (British 1951-2003) 

Carved from a pale boxwood which has been lightly coloured with green and orange pigments. Small abstract clouds float across the flower and there is a single applied dewdrop on one leaf

Signed with the monogram: GS with additional undeciphered inscription

4.9 cm across


Compare with the example in Barry Davies, ‘Dance of Life’, 1994, pp. 8-9