Project Description

Wood netsuke of tanuki by Tanaka Juntoku Minkō (1735-1816)

Carved with ample belly, which he beats enthusiastically.  The eyes are typically gilt metal with pupils inlaid in dark horn

Signed beneath: Minko with kaō.  Tsu. circa 1815

Height: 3.1 cm

Provenance: 

Klaus Riess, Munich

MR2639