Project Description

Ivory Netsuke of a Tiger by Okakoto

They eyes inlays of reddish buffalo horn

Signed. Kyoto, circa 1820

Height: 4.2 cm


Private collection, France


This is worth comparing with a rather too heavily stained example in the Szechenyi collection, no. 92 in Bandini’s book and lot 128 in the Bonham’s sale, London, 8th November 2011