A partly stained ivory netsuke of Hotei carrying a karako. Early 19th century

A partly stained ivory netsuke of Hotei carrying a karako. Early 19th century

Standing upright with very fleshy ear lobes and supporting a karako who climbs over his shoulder, the robes with incised leafy scrolls.
Height 6.6 cm

Provenance

Lempertz, Cologne, 10.6.2002, lot 920

Lot 776 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.000 €

Result:
1.116 €