A makie lacquer netsuke of Hotei, by Chikanao. Late 19th century

A makie lacquer netsuke of Hotei, by Chikanao. Late 19th century

Seated holding a tama, the sack tied into a big knot above him, the bag’s patchwork material decorated with patterns in different lacquer techniques with inlays of mother-of-pearl and silver and gold kirikane. Signed Chikanao in an oval reserve.
Height 3.3 cm

Lot 259 Dα

Estimate:
600 € - 800 €

Result:
610 €