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Figurine (Man carrying one child; three children at his feet.); Ivory, Japan, late 19th century, 16.5 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm. An okimono may be a small Japanese carving, similar to, but larger than netsuke. Unlike netsuke, which had a specific purpose, okimono were purely decorative and were displayed in the tokonoma.