A collection of three Japanese ivory netsuke and an okimono
First half 19th century
Comprising Ebisu riding a fish depicted as karako, signed Shugetsu; Hotei in karakusa robe dancing with his sack; a group of karako playing drums and performing a dragon dance; and an okimono depicting Hotei with karako, with inscription long live prosperity, signed Ono-Semin or Masatami.
H. 2.4-4.5 cm
Private collection, the Netherlands