A boxwood netsuke of Ebisu catching a sea bream. Early 19th century

A boxwood netsuke of Ebisu catching a sea bream. Early 19th century

With a stressed expression to his face, wearing Shintô ceremonial robes and a small eboshi, the sleeves tied back with a tasuki band, he crouches over a large straw hat with a tai underneath. The representation alludes to Shôki catching an oni.
Height 5 cm

Lot 730 Nα

Estimate:
1.200 € - 1.500 €

Result:
1.178 €