Lot overview
Auction 1044, Asian Art, 06.12.2014, 10:30, Cologne Lot 755

An unusual spherical boxwood netsuke of Daikoku’s and Ebisu’s attributes and takaramono, by Hidemasa. First half 19th century

 An unusual spherical boxwood netsuke of Daikoku’s and Ebisu’s attributes and takaramono, by Hidemasa. First half 19th century, Auction 1044 Asian Art, Lot 755
 An unusual spherical boxwood netsuke of Daikoku’s and Ebisu’s attributes and takaramono, by Hidemasa. First half 19th century, Auction 1044 Asian Art, Lot 755
 An unusual spherical boxwood netsuke of Daikoku’s and Ebisu’s attributes and takaramono, by Hidemasa. First half 19th century, Auction 1044 Asian Art, Lot 755
 An unusual spherical boxwood netsuke of Daikoku’s and Ebisu’s attributes and takaramono, by Hidemasa. First half 19th century, Auction 1044 Asian Art, Lot 755

An unusual spherical boxwood netsuke of Daikoku’s and Ebisu’s attributes and takaramono, by Hidemasa. First half 19th century

The sphere is carved in relief with Daikoku’s mallet and berret, a tama, chôji and kagi, kanebukuro and mino, kasa and a sea bream, all on a wickerwork ground with a fundô at the base. Signed Hidemasa in an oval reserve.

Compare the drawing of a similar netsuke by Issai in the Sôken Kishô.

Diameter 3.5 cm

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