Project Description

Wood Netsuke of a Wolf with a Haunch of Venison, by Yamaguchi Okatomo

At first glance, a standard model, but with the unusual feature of the haunch being vertical, the wolf in the act of gnawing it. The eyes are double inlays of bone with horn pupils
Signed: Tomotada. Circa 1800
Length: 4.8 cm
E. Hobbs collection