London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A wood netsuke of a fox mask
18/19th Century, Tokyo school
with an articulated jaw, carved with ears pricked forwards, the tongue and lips in red, signed Tenkaichi to reverse -- 1 5/8in. (4.1cm.) high, (minor wear).
For similar example see Netsuke, by Niel K. Davey P.93
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