Project Description

Wood netsuke of a shishi by Tametaka 

Probably plum wood, carved as a compact composition with all four paws touching , the bushy tail sweeping up the back.  There is a loose ball in the mouth

Signed beneath: Tametaka.  Nagoya, circa 1780

Length: 4.1 cm

Provenance: 

Jacques Carré collection

MR1118