London, South Kensington
22 November 2001
An ivory netsuke of an oni
the horned figure carved carrying a large sack over his shoulder kneeling down on the other end, incised signature to base -- 1 7/8in. (4.7cm.) high; and another ivory netsuke of Hotei wearing long robes and cloth hat carrying a large sack over his shoulder, a small rat before him -- 2in. (5.1cm.) high, (minor wear).
See Illustration. (2)
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