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Bat Netsuke

Japanese Whalebone Netsuke of a Human Skull.

Netsuke of 'Diving Girl' ivory with sumi, 18th century collection of Raymond and Frances Bushell

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Dragons on Gong, mid-19th century Netsuke, Stag antler. LACMA

Octopus netsuke

Man with Apples - Meiji Period

Katabori Haruko , she was carved from a walrus tusk her hair and make-up wered one in rose-urushi lacquer.The pattern on her kimono was done with a burnig needle and walnut ink, three petals were carved from pink coral. By Natasha Popova 2008

Snake, Tortoise, Dragon and Tiger under Wings of a Phoenix - Masatami - mid-19th century

Netsuke of Fukurokujo by Tomomitsu

Kaigyokusai (Masatsugu) (Japan, Osaka, 1813-09-13 - 1892-01-21) Immortal with Toad: Gama Sennin, mid- to late 19th century Netsuke, Ivory with sumi, inlays

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Japan, Basket Netsuke, coral/ivory/jade/gold/silver/shakudo/wood, c. early 20th c. #art

Pilot Fish, 19th century Netsuke, Black persimmon wood with inlays,

Simplified Quail, early 20th century Netsuke, Ivory with sumi, inlays,

The watchful owl netsuke

silent swoop mammoth tusk, water-buffalo horn and lacquer 5.1cm year carved: 2005

Seven Worthies in the Bamboo Grove

Fighting Roosters

unsigned ivory netsuke 18th century cat on awabi shell height 1 1/4 in., 3.3 cm seated on its haunches, it secures an upturned awabi shell while licking its right paw- presumably tasting the abalone juices; well-worn and bearing a warm patina

The watchful owl netsuke

Rantei Kyoto, mid-19th century ivory cow and calf length 4.5 cm.

Japanese 'inro' (small, multi-chambered accessory case to be tucked into one's obi (sash) to hold money, smoking items or medicine) with hawk on perch. Lacquer with gold from www.japanese-inro... .

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This netsuke shows a fox wearing a dress and a cloak. According to ancient Japanese beliefs, the fox is a magical creature that is able to transform itself into a human figure. Bequeathed by Miss Edith Taylor in 1959

the dancing sea boxwood 3.5cm year carved: 2000

Japan Chrysanthemum in Flower Vessel, late 19th century Netsuke, Wood with gold, coral, mother-of-pearl, metal inlays; manju type