Project Description

Lacquered wood mask netsuke of Karura (Garuda)

Unsigned. Circa 1900

5.7cm high

Provenance:

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature:

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 4

Essay:

Although this artist’s work is similar to that of Kano Tessai, it is distinguished by the use of a rounded himotoshi bar not used by the other artist

MR2315