© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-220
AN AMUSING IVORY NETSUKE OF SHOKI AND ONI
Unsigned
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

A fine and amusing ivory netsuke of the demon hunter Shoki, with drawn ken-sword, pulling an elusive oni by the hand which is hiding on top of Shoki’s wide-brimmed hat. Himotoshi through the back.

HEIGHT 6.4 cm

Condition: Excellent condition, the ivory bearing a fine yellowish patina.
Provenance: British private collection.

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