Project Description

Plum Wood Netsuke of a Kappa

Emerging from a conch shell. The flesh of the arms and legs is rendered with ukibori pimples, the hollow of the head is filled with pewter and the eyes are inlaid in dark buffalo horn

Signed: Kōmin with kaō

4.8 cm across

Provenance:

Harriet Szechenyi collection, sold at her sale, Bonhams London, 8th November 2011, lot 53 (£4,750)

Jacques Carré collection

MR3101

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