Project Description

Tall ivory netsuke of Ogishi and servant? by Miura Yoshinaga 

A wise looking old Chinese literatus apparently reassuring a frightened boy who clings to him. The textures of different cloths are rendered with incised decoration, and the boy’s eyes are inlaid in dark material

Signed behind: Yoshinaga

Height: 8.7 cm


For a dark stained Sennin with karako by the same artist, see the Sotheby’s Chicago catalogue of the Alan Liss collection,  lot 231