Late 18th/early 19th century

Highly unusual, but this netsuke was painted, and traces of it remain. It shows a bearded Dutchman wearing the characteristic hat and long coat, standing on one leg the other leg raised with the knee bent, and holding a jar in both hands.


H. 9.4 cm

Private collection, the Netherlands


Fine Boxwood Saishiki Netsuke of a Dutchman