Iwashiro, circa 1840, signed

Wood netsuke of a Daruma doll looking upwards with a broad grin, the eyes with dark inlays ringed in metal.


What is probably an earlier variant by the artist is illustrated in: Goodhall et. al., Netsuke from the Bushell Collection, LACMA, p. 444, no. 732.

- Galerie Yamato, Paris, Autumn 2004, no. 15
- Private Collection, France (consigned to Max Rutherston ltd.)

- G. Wilhelm’s review of the Yamato exhibition in: Bulletin, no. 84, pp. 36-37
- INSJ, 24/2, p. 20

Wood Netsuke of a Daruma Doll by Hidari Issan