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Lacquered Wood Mask Netsuke of Karura (Garuda)

Lacquered Wood Mask Netsuke of Karura (Garuda)

Project Description

Lacquered wood mask netsuke of Karura (Garuda)

Unsigned. Late 19th Century

5.1cm high

Provenance:

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature:

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 5

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.

MR2314