Netsuke - Oni and Skeleton
Netsuke - Oni and Skeleton
Netsuke - Oni and Skeleton
Netsuke - Oni and Skeleton

Netsuke - Oni and Skeleton

Regular price
Guide Price: £1,300.00
Sale price
£1,300.00

A wood netsuke by Shunsai depicting an oni and skeleton fighting in a sumo contest. The skeleton's bones well carved with lots of openwork between the bones of the legs and around its arms. The oni, muscles tensed and face grimacing has small inlays for his protruding teeth and horns, his tiger skinned loin cloth lacquered. The himotoshi ringed and signature inlaid on a cartouche.

Signed Shunsai,

Late 19th century

3.6cm tall

3.6cm deep

2.2cm wide

Similar Examples:

Zacke - Shunsia: Okimono-netsuke of Jizo and Oni, NE0320-141 March 27th 2020

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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