The Happy Boar

The Happy Boar Netsuke
The Happy Boar Netsuke
The Happy Boar Netsuke
The Happy Boar Netsuke

Properties:

2013

Type: Netsuke

Sold. Russia, private collection.

Materials: Fallow-deer antler.

Dimensions: 70×20×17

Weight: 11.8 g.

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The netsuke depicts a most happy charging boar. An antler of a European fallow deer (Dama dama) was used as material for the figurine. An insert made of fossil buffalo bone bears the carver´s signature.