Netsuke of Human Figures - Man Being Massaged, by Mi-wa, Japan, Late 18th/Early 19th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 52328|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||Late 18th/Early 19th Century|
|Place Created:|| Japan Asia
|Brief Description:||Wooden netsuke with unequal cord holes.|
Man being massaged. The Masseur is blind and fully clothed. A small ivory circular disc is let into his garment at the back. The patient wears a hat and his shoulders are under treatment.
Signed and with Kakehan Mi-wa.
|Provenance:||Presented by A. E. Gunther.
Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke.
Glendining's 17/6/26 Lot 836.
Ex Gaskell Collection No. 331.|
|Collection Group:||Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke|