Oni with tetsubo, Unsigned


Late 18th to early 19th century.

Height: 13.4 cm. (5 ¼ in.)

Joe Kurstin, Miami FL

Sydney L. Moss Ltd., “Kokusai The Genius (vol. I)”, 2016, no.57.

A tall stag-antler netsuke of a three-clawed oni in tiger-skin loincloth, standing with pensive, leonine features and clutching his long tetsubo nonchalantly behind his back.