Rare ivory netsuke of a mounted scholar, by Yoshinaga
Seated on his horse, holding a scroll and looking back. The left eye of the horse inlaid in dark horn
Signed in red inked characters: Yoshinaga. Kyoto, circa 1800
Height: 8.1 cm
The figure is reminiscent of the Kinko on carp.
David S. White, ‘A Tale of Two Kinkos’, in INSJ, 35/1 (Spring 2015), pp. 16-32