Project Description

Stag Antler Sashi Netsuke of Warabi by Kokusai

Five stems of edible young warabi fern wrapped together 

Signed behind: koku. Tokyo, circa 1870

Height: 15 cm


The subject is rare in Kokusai’s œuvre, though there is a kanzashi hairpin in Moss’s ‘Kokusai, the Genius’, vol. II, no. 305