Project Description

Rare Stained Ivory Netsuke of a Nue

It sits examining a paw, its head that of a monkey, its body of a tiger, its tail a snake, the monkey and snake head with inlaid buffalo horn eyes

Added signature of Okanobu. Kyoto, circa 1800-1830

Height: 3.5 cm


Denis Szeszler, New York

Willi Bosshard collection, purchased from the above November 1987


Paul Moss and Max Rutherston, ‘Such Stuff As Dreams are Made on’, 2008, no. 27

Located in Europe

Price £11,000

Ref. SS27