Project Description

Wood mask netsuke of Oto by Kano Tessai 

Signed ‘Tessai,’ with kaō, boxwood, Circa 1865-1875

5.6cm high

Provenance: 

Peter E. Müller, Küsnacht

Literature: 

Max Rutherston, “Japanese Masks, Peter E. Müller”, privately printed, 2017, no. 99

Matthew Barton sale, 6th June 2018, lot 139

MR2360