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Hara Shumin | Wood Netsuke of Tengu no Tamago

Hara Shumin | Wood Netsuke of Tengu no Tamago

Project Description

Wood netsuke of Tengu no Tamago

The typically adult looking tengu nestling comfortably in its shell, the yamabushi’s tokin (pillbox hat) inlaid in a darker wood on its head, a claw resting on the edge of a shell, another bursting through the side, as does a wing tip, with leaves under the shell

Signed: Shumin. Edo, circa 1860

4cm across

Netsuke MR2308


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