Pipe Case - Rakkan & Child
Pipe Case - Rakkan & Child

Pipe Case - Rakkan & Child



A wood musozutsu depicting a rakan seated under an old twisted tree; to the rear, a boy sits holding a vessel with one hand and a vine in the other. The details of the tree, rakan and boy have been embellished with coloured pigments, the clothes of both the boy and rakan have been decorated in a matching floral gold pattern. The pipe case is signed Tesso.

The pipe case comes complete with coral ojime and tooled tobacco leather pouch with a design of various leaves, fruits and feathers. The metal clasp is formed from a menuki depicting two oxen.

Circa 1900

Musozutsu signed Tesso (Nagigawa Tesso)

21.1cm long

2.7cm wide


Ex. Milton Stratos


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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