Figure of a sleeping Shojo, a mythical creature with a liking for drinking sake. A kindly creature from Japanese mythology, Shojos live on the bottom of the sea. Netsuke - Japan, 1750-1850 Carvings Wood, Shojo Sleep, Japanese Mythology, Drinks Sake, Wood Netsuke, Small Purses, Carved Wood, Sleep Shojo, Japanese Mythical Creatures
Koma Kyoryu (Japan, died N/A) Inro, Ojime, Netsuke, late 18th century Costume/clothing accessory/waistwear, Four-case inro with takamakie, red and gold lacquer on roiro ground of Raiden in sky; amber bead ojime; wood netsuke of sleeping Shojo,
Good catch These are old life miscellaneous goods of Japan, and it is said, "NETSUKE". There was a hole that passed the string behind, and it used it to fasten the bag etc. that put small articles in the belt. It is the one of the key ring and the strap said now, and there are a lot of collectors in a absorbed design, too.