Project Description

Stained Ivory Netsuke of a Kirin

The lumbering creature with head turned back, looking upwards

Unsigned. Osaka, circa 1820

Height: 5.5 cm

Provenance:

Anthony Garcia, Tokyo

Willi Bosshard collection, acquired from the above in 1983

Literature:

Paul Moss and Max Rutherston, ‘Such Stuff As Dreams are Made on’, 2008, no. 37

Located in Europe

Price £11,000

Ref. SS37