Lot 13: An ivory netsuke of a Dutchman.
December 7, 2012
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Attributed to the Garaku School, Osaka, Early 19th century. Bearded and with long curls falling down from the back of his head, holding a large hat onto his back and standing on one leg as if the hat has just been blown off his head. Signed in an irregular reserve, Shoraku. This is believed to be an unrecorded artist from the school of Garaku. 2 3/8in (6.1cm).