© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A WOOD NETSUKE OF THE GOD OF THUNDER RAIJIN
Katalognummer: NE1118-046
Wood netsuke with small inlays
Japan
19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Raijin is seated with tucked up legs held with both his arms on a large daiko drum, which he uses to create thunder. His face is carved in an amusing manner, appearing as if he cannot wait to hit that drum again! He has fangs, eyes inlaid with dark horn and horns like an oni, made from ivory. A drum stick is tucked in his belt on the back, large himotoshi on the underside.

HEIGHT 3.3 CM

Condition: Good, complete condition with expected, minor surface scratches on the bottom
Provenance: British private collection

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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