A Tokyo School ivory figure of Gama sennin
By Hokufu, Meiji Period
The benign sage traditionally depicted as a beggarly old man accompanied by a toad, finely carved wearing a mugwort cloak around his shoulders and a mugwort apron around his waist, affectionately supporting his pet toad over his right shoulder, one barefoot resting over the back of another toad crouched on the ground, signed Hokufu, with separate wood stand.
31.5cm (12 3/8in) high. (2).