Project Description

Umimatsu netsuke of the arm of the Rashomon demon

The classic subject, carved from a beautiful piece of black coral, the arm incised with hairs, the lamenting oni with its head buried

Unsigned, first half 19th century

Length: 6.2cm

Information: 

Fuld records only one netsuke of the subject in umimatsu, by Kyusai, formerly in the Jahss collection

MR792