Netsuke – Rat holding a bean pod
Netsuke – Rat holding a bean pod
Netsuke – Rat holding a bean pod
Netsuke – Rat holding a bean pod

Netsuke – Rat holding a bean pod

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A fine wood netsuke depicting a rat holding a bean pod (edamame). The well-fed rat has a lovely plump shape, his body covered in fine hair work and the face full of character; the teeth inlaid with bone and his eyes in dark horn. The himotoshi is formed by the tail to the underside. Unsigned but very much in the style of Tomokazu of Gifu.

Unsigned

Edo period 19th Century

3.9cm

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