A boxwood netsuke of a skeleton beating a mokugyo. Mid-19th century
The human skeleton with a striker held in the right hand sits in front of a wooden gong placed on a cushion. Signed Tomokazu.
Height 3.8 cm
Through Grete Damm, Munich, February 1984
Coll. no. 504
Illustrated in: Skelettnetsuke/Skeleton Netsuke in: Netsuke, vol. 1, no. 12 (1961), p. 2, fig. 1