This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Gnawing on a branch which it pins down with its front paws.  The eyes are double inlays of horn, the right one wandering to the right from the strain of chewing

Signed: Sukenaga.  Hida Takayama.  Circa 1860

Length: 4.8 cm


Reputedly H.G. Beasley collection (not in the 1984 sale)

SOL,1983/11/16- 74


Malcolm Fairley Japanese Works of Art, Netsuke from a Private European Collection, Part II, 2008 , no. 36

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