Circa 1860-1880

 

The face carved with Ota Dokan in stained shishiaibori, the reverse with the country girl offering him yamabuki on a tray, signed Yoshitomo.

 

Diam. approx. 4.9 cm
 

Provenance:
The Virginia Atchley Collection

With us, pre-2021


Literature:
- Atchley & Davey, The Virginia Atchley Collection, no. N160 (ill.)

- V. Atchley, "Netsuke that tell a Story" in: NKSJ, 8/4, p. 69 (the story explained and the netsuke illustrated)

- INSJ, 17/1, p. 17 (ill.)

Solid manju netsuke of Ota Dokan by Yoshitomo

€4,850.00Price