Project Description

A life size ivory okimono of a roasted chestnut by Ando Rokuzan (1885-1959)

Naturalistically carved with some of its skin scorched and peeled back

Signed Rokuzan with seal Kaneda. Circa 1930-1940

4.1 cm across


For other works by the artist and illustrations of his signature and the Kaneda seal, see the catalogue of the 2014 exhibition of the Murata collection in Tokyo and other cities