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  • Netsuke lotus root
  • Netsuke lotus root

根付 蓮根Netsuke lotus root

No OK-63
Artist 岡壱|Okaichi
Size 3×3×1

柘植製。
蓮根は複数の穴が空いていて、向こう側が見通せることから「将来の見通しが良い」と縁起を担いでいます。
また、れんこんは種が多いことから多産を象徴し、「子孫繁栄」の意味もあります。

Made of tsuge.
lotus root has multiple holes and the other side can see through, which is why he has a good future outlook.
In addition, lotus root is a symbol of prolific production due to the large number of seeds, and also means "prosperity of descendants."

Okaichi:1973-
Okaichi's netsuke is a size that is preferred by modern people, and the motif of the work is also very popular.
He started to make netsuke by self-study. Lives in Kyoto.


彼の根付は現代人に好まれるサイズで、作品のモチーフも大変人気があります。
彼は独学で根付を作り始めコツコツと制作販売しています。 京都在住。

JPY6,600