© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-189
MINKO: A TALL WOOD NETSUKE OF TEKKAI SENNIN
Signed Minko
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Dynamically and boldly carved as Tekkai Sennin with an amusing expression, leaning on his cane. One arm is swinging upwards and one foot is raised. A hyotan is tied to his obi. Good himotoshi, one cleverly placed in the opening of his sleeve. The underside shows the signature MINKO.

HEIGHT 8.1 cm

Condition: Very good age-related condition. Appealing patina, minor surface wear, remnants of black lacquer.
Provenance: Sold at Bonhams, Fine Japanese Works of Art, 19 March 2013, New York, lot 2182.

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