Project Description

Stained Ivory Netsuke of a Tiger by Okanobu

Seated, looking down at the ground

Signed: Kyoto, circa 1800-1830

Height: 3.3 cm

Okanobu’s work tends to be smaller than that of his master Okatomo, and is altogether rarer.  He is a fine carver

Provenance:

Willi Bosshard collection, acquired in 1978

Literature:

Paul Moss and Max Rutherston, ‘Such Stuff As Dreams are Made on’, 2008, no. 26

Located in Europe

Price £11,000

Ref. SS26