Posted by Paul Gallagher. Highest first Product Name: These beautiful and comic little miniatures were considered life-affirming and radiated tolerance and patience. Highly detailed carving with nicely used himotoshi cord holes. Superb netsuke with beautiful appearance and patina.
Condition There is a good deal of disagreement about the importance of wear, chips, age cracks and restoration. Browse the mobile site. Today we can found Mammoth ivory tusk in the arctic regions like Siberia in Russia. Z to A In stock Reference: Obi-hasami - another elongated netsuke with a curved top and bottom.
CHINESE ETCHED IVORY BEN WA BALLS & EROTIC NETSUKE
In fact, this is such a rarefied field that even many Japanese do not know what they are and confuse them with straps for mobile phones. De figuren zijn bijna los van elkaar gesneden. Lichte sporen van ouderdom. Jewelry - General Total weight of 30 grams.
A signed Japanese carved ivory erotica piece, probably Showa period, mid 20th century, carved and inked, and depicting a Japanese man lying on a woven basket opening to reveal a nude lady in relief, the man's face appearing under the lid; signed to the kne. Eerste Kwart vorige Eeuw. Boxwood Netsuke of a Dragon Head. Finally, there are 19th century copies of earlier works that were carved by the Japanese to meet the demand from European collectors. Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer. Antieke Houten Rode Lak Netsuke. These tusks, often reaching two feet in length, have been extensively carved as ivory for centuries in many countries and especially in Japan.