Netsuke - Hotei in His Sack
Netsuke - Hotei in His Sack
Netsuke - Hotei in His Sack
Netsuke - Hotei in His Sack

Netsuke - Hotei in His Sack

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A humorous wood netsuke depicting Hotei peering out of his sack, holding a tama in one hand. His face is wonderfully rendered and full of personality, the inside of his mouth stained with red pigment. The himotoshi is formed by one large oval and one smaller circular hole ringed with green-stained bone/ivory.

For a similar model by Shumin, see page 774 in MCI.

4cm

Circa 1810

Signed Shumin

If you are interested in purchasing this netsuke you can contact me via the details below.

Phone or Whatsapp: +447534 423 803

Email: robert@willford-ja.co.uk 

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