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Horseshoe Crab ~ Netsuke

Janel Jacobson

2010    Size   H: 0.7 in  W: 1.5 in  D: 1.3 in  

In a private collection

Mountain Mahogany. Carving a subject with a stiff, protruding tail gave my imagination fits when struggling to conform it to netsuke-parameters. I finally accepted the concept of "artist's license" and brought the unruly, straight element into the compact netsuke form.

Mountain Mahogany

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