A Tokyo school ivory shunga netsuke of a young woman with a scroll, by Hakuunsai II. Late 19th century
Looking up smiling, holding a scroll in her hands. Her elaboratly coiffed black-stained hair adorned with a glass pin. Her lips, the collar of her kimono as well as the inside of her sleeves stained red. Her spread out kimono reveals her pubic area. Signed Hakuunsai.
Height 4.2 cm
Private collection, Munich
Illustrated in: Japanische Netsuke von Meistern. Okimono, Inro, Galerie Zacke, Vienna Kitzendorf 2005, cat. no. 42