Project Description

Ivory Netsuke of Shoki and Oni

A squat Shoki looks up at the brim of his hat, suspecting the present of a mischievous oni. The netsuke has some heft, good colour and polish

Unsigned. Circa 1800

Height: 7.5 cm

Provenance:

Reputedly Robert Sandfort collection, France

Kolodotschko collection, Munich, sold at his third sale, Lempertz, Cologne, 5th June 2015, lot 1052

Since in a British collection

MR3551

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