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Ivory netsuke of a dragon
Circle of Tomotada (Active 1760-1780)

Powerfully carved, encircling a large tama, and holding a smaller one in a claw.

Inscribed within a rectangular cartouche with the signature of Tomotada
Kyoto, late 18th century
Width: 4.4cm