Project Description

Wood netsuke of a blind masseur by Masakazu (Nagoya 1839-1891 or 1894)

Crouching to lift a heavy stone in order to exercise his muscles.  His one open eye is inlaid in ivory

Signed: Masakazu.  Circa 1870

Height: 3.6 cm

Information: 

Some wear, notably to right ear

MR928