Netsuke of an Oni, Japan, 19th century, standing with bent knees and head turned sideways, holding a yokai mask on its back, signed "Gyokumasa" to base, ht. 1 1/4 in.
SHUNMITSUSEN GYOKUSHO (1868-1912) JAPANESE A SUPERB 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD TOKYO SCHOOL OKIMONO modelled as a monkey trainer wearing ornate robes, with monkeys seated upon his shoulder with one in a hanging basket by his side. Signed. 1ft 5ins high.
BOY by RYOMIN ex Mittleman Collection // 19th century ivory netsuke of a crawling baby boy wearing an apron and holding a Hyottoko (perplexed peasant) mask in his hands.
A wood netsuke of a cicada by Tomomitsu, late 19th century
Netsuke Tree frog by Tomoharu
An ivory goat netsuke from the Edo period. This netsuke was made by an artist named Mitsuharu and is currently in the collection of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
Japanese Antique Rhino Netsuke Okimono Animal Doll Mammoth