Project Description

Ivory Netsuke of a Dutchman, by Niraku

Dressed in Chinese style, his robe engraved with karakusa, the bearded foreigner holds a cockerel and looks up to the sky

Signed. Kansai. Circa 1800

Height: 5.7 cm

Provenance:

Julius and Arlette Katchen collection, Paris,

sold at their first sale, Sotheby’s London, 8th November 2005, lot 43

Jacques Carré collection

This is the only recorded netsuke by the artist

Located in the European Union

£3,500

Ref. B209