Project Description

A demon, circle of Ryuzan, late 19th Century

Boxwood, Signed with Kaō

The attribution is based on comparison with several signed netsuke in the collection

4.8cm high

Provenance: 

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature: 

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, 2017, no.146

Matthew Barton sale, 6th June 2018, lot 154

MR2293