Hand-Carved Owl Netsuke

£27.99
ITEM CODE: 25307
5/5
Traditionally, netsuke were used as practical closures for garments, gradually evolving into a celebrated form of sculpture from around the 17th century. A hand-carved boxwood orna...
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Traditionally, netsuke were used as practical closures for garments, gradually evolving into a celebrated form of sculpture from around the 17th century. A hand-carved boxwood ornament, this miniature owl demonstrates the unrivalled artistry of netsuke and is a perfect gift for any collector. The symbol of wisdom, the owl is considered to be a powerful totem, used to attract prosperity and abundance. Handsome displayed on a shelf, in your study or arranged with other netsuke decorations.

Made exclusively for Museum Selection.
Size & Additional Information
Colour: Brown
Boxwood
4.5 x 3 x 2.5cm
Wipe clean with a dry cloth
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Reviews
Overall product rating 5/5
01 September 2021
County Durham
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The detail in this carving is excellent, so detailed even though netsuke is small in stature, nothing is missing the stare of the eyes to the mouse in claws. Lovely presentation in gift box. Bought as gift, might need another !!
04 February 2021
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My partner has a number of netsuke and loves owls, so this will go in his Christmas stocking !