Horseshoe Crab ~ Netsuke
2010 Size H: 0.7 in W: 1.5 in D: 1.3 in
In a private collection
Mountain Mahogany. Carving a subject with a stiff, protruding tail gave my imagination fits when struggling to conform it to netsuke-parameters. I finally accepted the concept of "artist's license" and brought the unruly, straight element into the compact netsuke form.
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