Japanese Boxwood Okimono of a ‘Rat Catcher’, Meiji Period

Japanese boxwood okimono, Meiji period (1868-1912). Well carved as ‘The Rat Catcher. The catcher crouched over his box, holding a club in his right hand, whilst having a look of horror on his face, as realizes that the large rat is running over his left shoulder.
Having a very good patination to the wood.

Measures: Height 9 cm, 3 1/2”.
Width 6.5 cm, 2 1/2”.
Depth 7.5 cm, 2 7/8”.

Condition: Age cracks to body, and right wrist. No repair.

Medium: Boxwood

Height: 9.00 cm, 4"

Width: 7.50 cm, 3"

Depth: 6.50 cm, 3"

Condition: Good