A wood netsuke of Tenaga and Ashinaga
By Ittan, Nagoya, 19th century
The former carrying the latter on his back as he reaches down with one elongated arm to remove the octopus that has entwined its tentacles around his friend's foot, a diminitive peasant woman standing closely against Tenaga's right leg, signed Ittan Sanjin to; with wood storage box. 5.7cm (2¼in) high. (2).