Project Description

Boxwood netsuke of a duckbill platypus by Susan Wraight (born 1955) moved to Australia in 1983

Rolled in a ball, perhaps inspired by a Masanao rat.  The coat is meticulously incised and the eyes are inlaid in dark horn

Signed with monogram SW on a gold tablet

4.2 cm

With original wood box applied with a similar tablet to that on the netsuke

MR2750