Project Description

Ivory netsuke of rats, by Sadayoshi 

An adult and young with a small branch of foliage, their eyes inlaid in dark horn

Signed: SadayoshiOsaka, circa 1840

4.8 cm across.

Provenance: 

Ashkenazie and Xanadu galleries, San Francisco (advertised respectively in JINCS, 8/2, inside cover and INSJ, 24/3, p. 11

Private collection, Germany

MR2476