Project Description

Wood netsuke of Hotei, by Dosho (1828-1884) 

Seated leaning against his sack, with a moveable head and ivory inlaid teeth and tongue; the himotōshi ringed with horn

Signed: Dosho. Osaka, circa 1870

4.6 cm across

Provenance: 

Raymond Bushell, sold Sotheby’s, New York, 21st March 2000, lot 167

MR2652