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.