A macabre bone netsuke of a skull and a snake. Late 19th century

A macabre bone netsuke of a skull and a snake. Late 19th century

A long slender snake winds through the eye socket of a skull with two protruding front teeth, and coils into a nearly perfect circle on top of the skull.
Height 2.8 cm

Provenienz

Purchased from Alexander Pollmer, Munich, July 1975
Coll. no. 708 (handwritten)

Lot 434 Dα

Schätzpreis:
400 € - 500 €

Ergebnis:
1.250 €