Project Description

Bamboo Musozutsu by Bokkoku

Skilfully engraved through the skin to the darker core with a leaping carp, with weeds and a splash of water below; gold mount

Signed: Bokkoku to. Early 20th century

22.5 cm

Provenance: 

Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London (2008)

Edward Wrangham, Northumberland  (no. 2332)

His sale, Bonhams London, 6th November 2013, lot 110

Information: 

For information about the artist, see Paul G. Moss, Bokko, Bokkoku, Bokuboku in the International Netsuke Society Journal, vol. 22, no. 4 (winter 2002), pp. 18-44

Literature:

Alain Ducros, Netsuke & Sagemono, 1987, p. 186, illustrated without attribution

MR191

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