© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-272
A WOOD NETSUKE OF A SHISHI ATTRIBUTED TO TOMOCHIKA
Unsigned, attributed to Tomochika
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Depicting a Shishi with a slightly crazed expression, placing one paw firmly on a smooth ball in front of it. The bushy mane and tail are well-carved. Natural himotoshi.

HEIGHT 4.1 cm

Condition: Excellent condition with minor surface wear.
Provenance: British collection.

Auction comparison: Compare to a related model attributed to Tomochika, sold by Bonhams, Fine Japanese Art, 15 May 2014, London, lot 40.

-