Highly detailed carving enhanced by fine incision work. Depiction of a rat catcher holding a cage while the rat, subject of the hunt, is escaping across his shoulder. A noble lady, probably the client, is watching in despair. Artist signature SEIDO to base.
HEIGHT 7.5 cm
Condition: Good condition with only minor wear and one small loss. Fine natural patina.
Provenance: From an English private estate.