Lacquered wood mask netsuke of Karura (Garuda)
Unsigned. Late 19th Century
Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht
Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 5
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.