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

The Virginia Atchley Collection

With us, pre-2021

- 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