© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Numbers: OSJAP0719-002 NE0419-007
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF GAMA SENNIN WITH LARGE TOAD
Unsigned, ivory netsuke
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A charming ivory netsuke depicting Gama Sennin, dressed in a mugwort leaf cloak and with a bag draped over his shoulder, holding a large toad by the ‘hand’. The bulky toad with huge inlaid eyes of dark horn has a slightly dumbfounded expression, while the Sennin is gleefully smiling. Himotoshi through the back.

HEIGHT 4.2 CM

Condition: The sleeve of the Sennin with a chip, otherwise good condition
Provenance: British private collection

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