This lot consists of two ivory netsuke, one depicting Okame brushing her hair, while an oni sneaks out of her loincloth, signed. The other one shows the scene of Kanshin forced to crawl away between the legs of two brigands, signed TOMONAGA. Himotoshi through the back.
HEIGHT of each netsuke c. 4.3 cm
Condition: The netsuke of the Kanshin scene with a worn patina and a crack through the arm of one of the brigands and thin age cracks. The other netsuke with a worn patina and a chip to one foot of the oni.
Provenance: Old Zagreb private collection.