Rare Kappa Netsuke Authentic Antique Japanese Netsuke Kappa on Frog with Gourd Early 1900's Rare Signed
Rare Authentic Antique JAPANESE NETSUKE Circa early 20th Century. that is signed. . It is hand carved of Kappa on back of Toad or Frog holding a gourd. Notice the intracate details in the carving. The measurements are 2.5 cms. wide by 5 cms. In height.
The condition is very good for the age. with no damage . The netsuke was part of an extensive collection that belong to a wealthy woman who passed away in the early 1990’s. Sadley the bulk of the collection was stolen in a burglery however the thieves missed two. Which are now up for sale here listed seperately.
Her son, who is my friend, has ask me to sell them for him. The another Netsuke listed separately on a different post. However if you end up buying both you will only have to pay for one shipping cost.
This and the other one will be shipped from Mexico via DHL..
Please contact me if you have any questions.
Who or what is Kappa?: The Kappa is a mythological monster said to inhabit ponds and rivers in Japan. This strange creature is said to have the appearance of both a humanoid and reptile and are extremely cunning.
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