Project Description

Old Ivory Netsuke of Chinan Sennin

Standing on one diminutive foot, he looks up at the dragon which clings to his back.  The Sennin has a good expression and the ivory has taken on a pleasing honey-coloured patina. All the eyes are inlaid with dark buffalo horn

Unsigned.  Circa 1780

Height: 8.7 cm

Provenance:

Jay Hopkins, Lynchburg VA

Private Belgian collection

MR3270

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