A macabre bone netsuke of a skull and a snake. Late 19th century

A macabre bone netsuke of a skull and a snake. Late 19th century

A long slender snake winds through the eye socket of a skull with two protruding front teeth, and coils into a nearly perfect circle on top of the skull.
Height 2.8 cm

Lot 434 Dα

Estimate:
400 € - 500 €

Result:
1.250 €