Circa 1850

The bale with holes in which a loose rat is carved, peeping out when the netsuke is moved, with one rat on top, its tail hanging down, with a smooth finish and nice patina.

 

L. approx. 5.4 cm

Provenance:
Private collection, United Kingdom
With us, pre-2021

Amusing Netsuke of Rats on a Rice Bale

€975.00Price