An Edo school wood netsuke of I no Hayata killing the nue. Early 19th century

An Edo school wood netsuke of I no Hayata killing the nue. Early 19th century

The samurai in full armour and with eboshi on his head holds down a large nue while ramming his sword into the nue’s neck. Inscribed Miwa and seal.
Height 3.8 cm

Provenance

Through Grete Damm, Munich, 24.11.1975
Coll. no. 925

Lot 1059 Dα

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.200 €

Result:
1.116 €