Japanese Carved Ivory Okimono of a Woodcutter

By Hosho, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

standing with one foot resting on a wood stump, one hand holding a branch to protect himself, at his feet a snake coiled around his axe and chasing a frog, signed ‘芳昌 -Hosho’ (A/F)

Measurements:
height 18.5 cm
Provenance:
The Collection of a Gentleman, Sydney
  • EStimate $700 - $900
  • sold $900 Incl BP
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