Project Description

Plum Wood Netsuke of Raiden and Raitaro, Tokyo School

Boldly carved Shinto storm god, and his young son Raitaro standing atop a bank of swirling clouds. Raiden pounds on his thunder drum while Raitaro tugs from behind at his father’s belt, begging for his turn to practice his best storm

Unsigned. Circa 1820

Height: 4.2 cm