Lotübersicht
Auktion 1136, Asiatische Kunst, 07.06.2019, 14:00, Köln Lot 439

A marine ivory shunga netsuke of a seated man. Late 19th century

 A marine ivory shunga netsuke of a seated man. Late 19th century, Auktion 1136 Asiatische Kunst, Lot 439

A marine ivory shunga netsuke of a seated man. Late 19th century

Seated, a karako standing to his right, both cheerfully laughing as they look at a string of coins laid across the man's erect penis. Finely and meticulously carved, partly stained. Probably a work of the Tomochika school.

Height 4.4 cm

Provenienz

Collection Karl M. Schwarz (1926-2007), Vienna

Literatur

Illustrated in: Karl M. Schwarz, Netsuke Subjects, Vienna 1992, p. 87, no. 218

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