Project Description

Stained Ivory Netsuke of a Puppy

Scratching itself with a hind paw.  The eye pupils are inlaid in dark material

Unsigned. Osaka, circa 1820

Length: 4 cm

Provenance:

Willi Bosshard collection, acquired in Japan in 1980

Literature:

Paul Moss and Max Rutherston, ‘Such Stuff As Dreams are Made on’, 2008, no. 35

Located in Europe

Price £1,800

Ref. SS35