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A FINE BOXWOOD NETSUKE OF TWO MASKS OF A YOUNG WOMAN WITH A HEAD BAND AND A BOY INVERTED BACK TO BACK

Item noM1666

Finley carved in the style of Hara Shumin. Young woman’s mouth is slightly open revealing delicate teeth. Boy’s mask has finely carved hair with a smirk-like expression. Skillfully carved features.
Japan.
Mid 19th Century.
Height: 1.34 in. (3.5 cm)