Project Description

Wood Netsuke of an Egg Tester, by Shounsai Joryu

Holding a covered basket, presumably full of eggs, and examining one against the light, the egg an inlay of bone or ivory
Signed. Circa 1820

Height: 5.7 cm

Ex collection Charles Greenfield, sold at his sale, Sotheby’s NY, 18th September 1998, lot 77

Item Location: USA

Price: US$2,800