An Edo-School Wood Netsuke and Another Wood Netsuke
Edo period (19th century), the first signed Miwa and with kao
The first carved as a seated boy smiling as he holds a mask from the lion dance, eyes inlaid in dark and light horn; the second carved as a a mounted warrior crashing through waves, his war vest decorated with a rain dragon
1 3/8in. (3.4cm.); 1¼in. (3.1cm.) high (2)
The first, Millard Ford, Washington, D.C.
S. Kriger, Washington, D. C., 1966