The ushidoji (ox-boy) playing his flute is seated next to an ox. The content facial features are very finely carved, while the ox’ fur pattern is very precise. The ox also has a nose ring with a rope attached to it. Himotoshi on the underside between the delicately executed ox legs and signed MASASHIGE on one of the hind legs.
WIDTH 4.1 cm
Condition: Good, complete condition; one tiny dent to the side of the face of the boy.
Provenance: British private collection.