Project Description

Sperm Whale Tooth Netsuke of Kiyohime attributed to Ogasawara Issai

With furious expression, the scorned Hannya has coiled her tail twice around the temple bell, clutching at it with her claws

Unsigned. Kyoto, circa 1780

Height: 4.9 cm


Joe and Edie Kurstin, Miami FL

Willi Bosshard collection


Okada and Neill, Real and Imaginary Beings, p. 49, no. 27, described as narwhal

Paul Moss and Max Rutherston, ‘Such Stuff As Dreams are Made on’, 2008, no. 6

Located in Europe

Price £8,500

Ref. SS6