© Galerie Zacke
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Katalognummer: AK0220-221
TOMOCHIKA: AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A DEMON WITH ATTENDANT AND ONI IN A BOAT
By Chikuyosai Tomochika, signed Tomochika
Japan, early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Depicted is a demon with a female, possibly Benten, pouring sake into the sakazuki he is holding - accordingly he has a slightly drunken expression. Behind them is an oni who is gleefully rowing the boat. Finely carved waves on the sides. Himotoshi and signature TOMOCHIKA on the underside.

LENGTH 5 cm

Condition: Minor age-related wear and a crack through the underside. Generally, in good condition.
Provenance: British private collection.

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