A rare Japanese ry?sa manj? boxwood netsuke depicting Ryu dragon forming a spiral.
Ivory and horn eyes, there are all the physical characteristics of the ryu dragon, with the tama between the claws and the sacred sword. The circular shape reminds the sacred mirror.
Rich in symbols and large size, it is certainly a piece that would enrich any collection.
Edo period 19th century
Condition report: Good condition
1 650 €
12 000 €