Project Description

Wood mask netsuke of Akujo by Somon 

Signed ‘Sōmin,’ worn gilt lacquered boxwood, 19th Century

3.7cm high

Provenance: 

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature: 

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 60

Matthew Barton sale, 6th June 2018, lot 98

MR2341