Project Description

Ivory netsuke of a recumbent ox cow by Mitsuharu (Kyoto, active circa 1780)

The eyes inlaid in dark horn

Signed.  Kyoto, circa 1800

Length: 5.6 cm


Compare with a very similar example in the catalogue of the exhibition, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, ‘Netsuke, Japanese Miniature Sculptures from Private Collections’, July-October 2016, no. 28