Japanese Ivory Netsuke of the Immortal Chokaro Sennin with his Magic Horse

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Object Description

A Japanese Ivory Netsuke of the Immortal Chokaro Sennin with his Magic Horse
Unsigned
Old worn smooth patina age cracks to reverse
18th Century

Size: 4cm high – 1½ ins high

Object History

Ex European Private Collection

Object Literature

Chokaro Sennin’s horse could carry him for thousands of miles at a time and required nothing to eat. When not riding him the sennin kept the horse in a gourd and simply sprayed water from his mouth upon the dried and shrivelled form to get his wonderous animal ready for a fresh trip.

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