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Wood Netsuke of a Frog on Well Bucket Cover by Shigemasa

The creature’s body stippled and lightly stained, the eyes strikingly rendered in a subtler repetition of the same technique, while the well cover is carved with deep grooves imitating a soft wood and stained dark, contrasting with the reddish-brown colour of the frog

Signed in a rectangular reserve: Shigemasa with kaō. Yamada-Ise. Circa 1820

Length: 4.3 cm

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Compare with another in Paris Edo, no. 110.

MR3339

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