An ivory netsuke of Hotei and three karako. Mid-19th century

An ivory netsuke of Hotei and three karako. Mid-19th century

Holding a Chinese-type fan, Hotei sits laughing and leaning onto his bag, surrounded by three festively clad karako making music, one playing a biwa, one beating a drum and one playing a flute. Inscribed Kagetoshi in a raised rectangular reserve.
Height 3.8 cm; width 4.1 cm

Provenance

Kolodotschko Collection

Lot 306

Estimate:
600 € - 800 €

Result:
1.116 €