Project Description

Ivory Netsuke of Kinko on His Carp by Anraku

The carp leaping from the water. The stain is usual for the artist and the school. The eyes of the carp are inlays of dark horn

Signed. Osaka.

Circa 1850

Height: 5.1cm

A similar variant is illustrated in the Meinertzhagen Card Index, Part A, p. 2. Fuld records only that one

Provenance:

Anonymous sale, Bonhams London, 6th November 2012, lot 212

Purchased by Jacques Carré
MR3883

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