A fine boxwood netsuke of an ashinaga and tenaga. Early 19th century

A fine boxwood netsuke of an ashinaga and tenaga. Early 19th century

A long-legged and a long-armed figure are represented as curly-haired South Sea Islanders sitting close to each other, while the ashinaga with a drum at his hip has drawn his legs tightly towards his body, the tenaga sits at his side and places the hands on the knees of his friend.
Height 3.8 cm

Provenance

Purchased from Helmut Laudenbach, Berg, 20.11.1986
Coll. no. 466 (handwritten)

Lot 1029 N

Estimate:
700 € - 900 €

Result:
1.240 €