Netsuke - Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Netsuke - Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Netsuke - Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Netsuke - Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Netsuke - Toyotomi Hideyoshi

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A wood netsuke depicting a humorous moment between Hideyoshi and a child. Hideyoshi, a rag to riches character who went on to become one of Japan’s greatest warriors and military leaders. 

He was also the Regent of Japan for a very short time. Riding on his back is the child of Oda Nobunaga. 

Hideyoshi is on all fours with bottom on display, pretending to be a horse. The child sits on his back holding onto a pair of makeshift reins. Hideyoshi’s facial expression is hilarious. It looks like a great deal of fun is being had. 

Unsigned, Tsu school 

Early 19th century 

Height: 4.1cm Length: 3.8cm Width: 2.6cm 

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

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Email: robert@willford-ja.co.uk 

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