An ivory netsuke of a dog (inu) on a straw mat, with chubby paws and scratching his ear. The dog has a charming expression with finely inlaid eyes and is wearing a collar. Himotoshi on the underside and the signature on an inlaid mother of pearl tablet.
HEIGHT 3.5 cm
Provenance: The 40-Year collection of a London Gentleman.
Condition: Several age cracks, otherwise good condition.