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Netsuke of Human Figures - Man Being Massaged, by Mi-wa, Japan, Late 18th/Early 19th Century

Inventory Number: 34596
Object Type:
Persons: Mi-wa
Date Created: Late 18th/Early 19th Century
Place Created: Japan Asia
Accession Number: 1936-28/1965
Brief Description: Wooden netsuke with unequal cord holes, the smaller ringed.

A blind Masseur massaging a client.

Signed Mi-wa.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by A. E. Gunther. Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke. Glendining's 8/12/27 Lot 313. Ex Meinertzhagen Stock.
Collection Group: Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke
Material(s): Wood