Cover: Masatoshi's goblins. Collection of A. & H. Sanchez Rus. See p. 12
Cover: Coiled dragon, ivory, with black horn pupils. Unsigned, attributed to Mitsuharu (1750-1780), Kyoto. Collection of Beverly and Jay Hopkins. Included in the Washington DC exhibition, "Meet Netsuke," in 2017.
Cover: Namazu (earthquake fish). Sashi-style netsuke carved from umimatsu; the striations are peculiar to this material. David S. White collection. Article begins on page 10.