© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0320-037
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A RAT ON A BROOM
Unsigned
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

This netsuke shows a rat on a wide broom lying flat on one side. The rat is, unlike the broom, entirely smooth and brighter. It is scratching one of its ears and has eyes inlaid with brown horn. Large irregular himotoshi on the underside of the broom.

LENGTH 5.1 cm

Condition: Excellent condition; age crack through the rat.
Provenance: German private collection.

Nachverkauf:  Sold/Verkauft

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