Project Description

Ivory Netsuke of a Sarumawashi by Gisho (Gijo)

Standing holding what looks like a box, and with his monkey on his shoulder

Signed. Circa 1800

Height: 7.2 cm

Provenance:

French private collection

Information:

Fuld lists only two netsuke with such a signature, neither of them the present one.  The face is familiar from numerous unsigned netsuke.  Have we made a discovery?

MR2848

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