Ashinaga the Longlegs


Ashinaga the Longlegs, arm-wrestling with an octopus. Ashinaga the longlegs is often represented carrying his friend Tenaga the Longarms on his back through shoals, while the other could catch fish with his long arms. They are regarded as emblematic for the benefits of collaboration. Eyes inlaid in shell.


ID 27
Signature unsigned
Material Ivory
Period Late 19th C
Measures Height: 4,5 cm
Price SOLD