Project Description

Wood Netsuke of a Hare or Rabbit by Ichimin

Recumbent, with one paw raised.  Its eyes are inlays of mid toned buffalo horn

Signed. Nagoya, circa 1870

3.4 cm across


Compare with two similar netsuke, one signed Isshin, in Moss, ‘Kokusai the Genius’, vol. 3, pp. 372-373