An ivory netsuke of Fukurokuju with a karako, by Tomochika. Second half 19th century

An ivory netsuke of Fukurokuju with a karako, by Tomochika. Second half 19th century

Standing with a cloth placed over his large cranium and holding staff and scroll, the karako to his side shouldering the god’s Chinese-type fan, the robes of both with very fine incised scroll patterns. Signed Tomochika.
Height 4.7 cm

Provenance

Private collection, Southern Germany (sold at Lempertz, Cologne, 12./13.12.2008, lot 1009)

Lot 783 Nα

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.200 €

Result:
1.116 €