Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1960 item #1404363 (stock #4554)
Hawkes, Asian Art
An amusing tonkotsu, a container for tobacco, skillfully carved in wood as a man emerging from a basket! His clasped hands pierced to allow a suspension cord, not present. The eyes are inlaid and the base has a mother of pearl signature tablet.

A 20th century production but hand carved.

Approximately 12.5 cm high...