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Netsuke of a Standing Foreigner with Almsbowl

The figure has some aspects of a Dutchman, heavily bearded, with a bald pate and long locks, but he is dressed in a Chinese robe, and his overall aspect is more of a Chinese legendary figure. His robe is engraved with vegetation, the pad tucked under his belt at the back with clouds and waves.  The himotoshi are large and of different sizes

Unsigned. Circa 1780

Height: 8.5 cm

MR3300

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