Grand netsuke probably representing an old scribe and his young student with a loving gesture put his hand in the back of his master. They respectively hold a tablet and a pencil in their hands.
Ivory beautiful patina honey color. Signature of the artist on the back (see photos). 4.4 x 4.2 x 1.9 cm. Meiji Era (1868 - 1912) Japan xix.
Provenance: French collection acquired in an auction (Belgium). Object sold with certificate CITES. In accordance with the Decree of 16 August 2016 Art. 2a on trade in the country of an object made before March 2, 1947.The item \art of the nineteenth and before \ arts, ethnic objects. \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.