A boxwood netsuke of a laughing Gama Sennin, by Hidehisa. 19th century
Seated with the robes slipped off both shoulders on a huge toad. The eyes of transparent horn with eye pupils in reverse painting, the bumps of the toad’s skin in ukibori. Signed Hidehisa (Shûkyû). Old collector’s number in red ink.
Height 4 cm; length 4.3 cm