Large wood netsuke of a Nio guardian

By Jugyoku II, late 19th century

Signed: Jugyoku

Length: 5.8 cm

G. Lazarnick, Netsuke and Inro Artists and How to Read Their Signatures, Honolulu, Reed Publishers, 1982, p. 546

The muscular guardian deity with a billowing shawl around his shoulders sits on a straw sandal (waraji) and pulls at the long thong.


Inventory Nr: 1575

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