Yasuda wood shunga mask

19th century

Yasuda wood shunga mask netsuke

Okame, (Otafuku), the goddess of mirth, has her eyes half-closed in an expression of smug satisfaction.  The device at the back, serving as a himotoshi, is a large phallic mushroom, the source of her obvious pleasure.

Yasuda wood shunga mask netsuke

Signed: Yasuda

Height: 4.2cm
Width: 3.3cm

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