Project Description

Wood netsuke of a hare by Masatami (Nagoya 1854-1928) 

Recumbent with one forepaw raised.  The eyes are inlays of yellow buffalo horn

Signed: Masatami.  Circa 1840

Height: 4.2 cm

Provenance: 

Richards and R. Koscherak collections, purchased from the latter by Helen and Jack Mang, 1958

Information: 

This is the same composition as the Masatoshi ‘hare with amber eyes’

MR2636