A collection of five Japanese netsuke
19th century & Meiji period (1868-1912)
One carved in the form of an old man riding a horse, signed Kugetsu; one in the form of a Niō being carved by two artisans, signed Masahiro; one as Guan Yu; one in the form of Shoki trampling an Oni; and one as a figure drawing a sword, with an evil spirit on its back.
H 4.5-8 cm
Private collection, the Netherlands