Project Description

Ivory netsuke of a seated goat by Mitsuharu 

A fine example of this adroit artist’s work with typical shaggy coat and head. The eyes have pupils of inlaid buffalo horn

With added signature of Tomotada. Kyoto, circa 1780

Height: 4.7 cm


For a discussion of Mitsuharu’s goats see my article in the forthcoming INS Journal