Netsuke – Recumbent Ox
Netsuke – Recumbent Ox
Netsuke – Recumbent Ox
Netsuke – Recumbent Ox

Netsuke – Recumbent Ox

 

A fine Nagoya school netsuke depicting a very content looking ox in wood with a dark stain. The ox’s legs drawn in, tail wrapped around the hind and the head slightly raised. The fine hairwork, soft rolls of fat, well-defined backbone and strong neck form a lovely composition.

Circa 1850

Signed, Masajo

Width: 4.3cm

For similar, see The Met Museum’s collection, accession number 10.211.1998

 

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