Project Description

Tall boxwood netsuke of a Male Dancer by Tomochika

Dancing the ‘suzume odori‘ (sparrow dance) with vigour and visible enjoyment

Signed. Edo.Circa 1850-70

Height: 9.7 cm


H. Seymour Trower collection

Sold at his sale, Glendinings London, 31st March 1913, lot 74 (illustrated in the catalogue on pl. IV)

Private collection, Austria