An amusing variant of the Chokaro Sennin motif showing the immortal riding on top of his magic gourd, from which a horse emerges. The Sennin is carved expressively, his robes flowing and he is exclaiming, as he is being dragged by the galloping horse, of which only the front section can be seen. The ivory bearing a good color and patina and with large irregular himotoshi on the underside.
HEIGHT 3.2 CM, LENGTH 6.4 CM
Condition: The right hand chipped, minor age cracks - generally, in good condition with an appealing patina
Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman