Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots

Lot 0020 Details

19th century metal and wood kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke. Patinated bronze top with inlaid and carved design of a Saizo dancer playing tsuzumi (a hand drum) by a pine sapling and with the moon partially obscured by cloud in the background. Saizo dancers are usually attending Manzai dancers during New Year celebrations. Wonderful quality inlays and detailing - see the ropes of the drum and a sword sticking out of his clothes, copper inlays and gilding. Beautiful patina on both metal and wood. Disc diameter 1 3/16 inches, bowl diameter 2 inches.

Reserve: $350.00

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Massachusetts.

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Buyer's Premium
    • 15%

    19c netsuke SAIZO DANCER

    Estimate $400 - $500May 27, 2020
    Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
    $15.00 Flat-Rate Shipping to Contiguous US
    Ships fromJasper52 seller #23618 in Massachusetts
    Shop all from this seller


    badge TOP RATED
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Jack Nelis
    Asian Antiques Specialist
    Get notifications from your favorite auctioneers.