© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-192
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF GAMA SENNIN WITH LARGE TOAD
Unsigned
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A charming ivory netsuke depicting Gama Sennin, dressed in a mugwort leaf cloak and with a bag draped over his shoulder, holding a large toad by the ‘hand’. The bulky toad with huge inlaid eyes of dark horn has a slightly dumbfounded expression, while the Sennin is gleefully smiling. Himotoshi through the back.

HEIGHT 4.2 cm

Condition: The sleeve of the Sennin with a chip, otherwise good condition.
Provenance: British private collection.

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