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Dark Stained Wood Netsuke of the Inari Fox

Crouching on a pierced pillow of cloud, jealously guarding a sacred tama

Unsigned. Possibly Nagoya. Circa 1850

Length: 4cm


This appears to be by the same hand as another unsigned version, sold in the first Wrangham sale at Bonhams London,9th November 2010, lot 107. They may both relate to another, in paler wood and with differences of detail, signed Shojusai, sold in the third Katchen sale, idem, 6th November 2018, lot 26