A dynamically crafted early wood netsuke of a Chinese man with typical hairstyle and wearing a Chinese coat incised with scrolling vines. His right hand is clenched into a fist and his other hand holds his characteristic tasseled hat. His face is expressively carved. The lightly stained wood has developed a rich patina. The backside with large, asymmetrical himotoshi.
HEIGHT 6.6 cm
Condition: Very good, complete condition.
Provenance: European collection.