An okimono-type ivory netsuke of sansukumi, by Hôkei. Late 19th century

An okimono-type ivory netsuke of sansukumi, by Hôkei. Late 19th century

A snake coils around a skull, chasing a fleeing frog with its outstreched tongue, while another frog hides from the snake at the back of the skull. Signed O/Dai and Hôkei/Hôkyô on an inlaid red lacquer tablet.
Height 3.4 cm

Lot 701 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 2.200 €

Result:
2.604 €