A wonderfully worn and old wood netsuke, simplistic yet charming in its nature. Depicted is a section of a tree with finely incised ume (plum) blossoms. Several birds and two monkeys are carved onto the surface. ‘Natural himotoshi’ cleverly integrated into the composition in the form of a branch.
LENGTH 5.1 cm
Condition: Good condition. Attractively worn. Stunning patina.
Provenance: Ex collection Ted Adameck.