A wood netsuke of a shoki and oni By Ryukosai Jugyoku, Edo, 19th century
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A wood netsuke of a shoki and oni By Ryukosai Jugyoku, Edo, 19th century
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A wood netsuke of a shoki and oni
By Ryukosai Jugyoku, Edo, 19th century
The demon-queller standing, grasping a small struggling oni with one hand and his broad sword with the other, the slightly-worn wood bearing a fine patina, signed Jugyoku with kao.
6.4cm (2½in).

Footnotes

  • 木彫根付 鍾馗と鬼 銘「壽玉(花押)」 19世紀 

    For another example of the subject by Jugyoku, see George Lazarnick, ibid., p.545.
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