A boxwood netsuke of a bunbuku chagama. 19th century

A boxwood netsuke of a bunbuku chagama. 19th century - image-1
A boxwood netsuke of a bunbuku chagama. 19th century - image-1

A boxwood netsuke of a bunbuku chagama. 19th century

A priest placing his hand on his head in an expression of surprise sits in front of a water kettle (chagama), which is changing into a tanuki.
Height 3.5 cm

Provenance

Edward and Marilyn Flower, New York (sold at Christie’s South Kensington, London, 12.5.2010, lot 163)
Kolodotschko Collection

Lot 317 Dα

Estimate:
200 € - 300 €

Result:
248 €