A wood netsuke depicting a caparisoned elephant with a jovial expression standing on a base. The ornately decorated saddle is well-carved, as are the many skin folds and clawed feet. Singular central himotoshi through the base.
HEIGHT 3.6 CM
Condition: Very good and original condition
Provenance: British private collection with two valuations from Sotheby’s, by Neil K. Davey, dated 1974 & 1984, inventory no. 106