Project Description

Wood Netsuke of Oni Trapping Shoki Under his Own Hat

Oni’s tiny horns inlaid in bone or ivory

Signed: Shoraku. Circa 1850

Height: 2.9 cm

INFORMATION: There are two netsuke by this relatively unknown artist in the Trumpf Collection, both illustrated in Jirka-Schmitz, nos. 76 (standing Shoki with oni on his hat) and 364 (actor), with their signatures on p. 389. Fuld lists 19 netsuke in all by him

MR3054

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