Netsuke

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Japan  Catfish, 19th century  Netsuke, Ivory with staining, inlay; obihasami type

Japan Catfish, 19th century Netsuke, Ivory with staining, inlay; obihasami type

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Japan  Dancing Fox, 18th century  Netsuke, Ivory with dark staining and sumi (ink), LACMA

Japan Dancing Fox, 18th century Netsuke, Ivory with dark staining and sumi (ink), LACMA

Netsuke "Three Rabbit" - a traditional kimono accessory. Netsuke (根付?) are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function  and act as decoration and hung from the obi.

Netsuke "Three Rabbit" - a traditional kimono accessory. Netsuke (根付?) are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function and act as decoration and hung from the obi.

IVORY NETSUKE Late Meiji Period  Depicting a shakuhachi flute player with a basketry mask. Signed

IVORY NETSUKE Late Meiji Period Depicting a shakuhachi flute player with a basketry mask. Signed

Netsuke Place of origin: Japan (made) Date: ca. 1750-1850 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (maker) Materials and Techniques: Carved ivory

Netsuke Place of origin: Japan (made) Date: ca. 1750-1850 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (maker) Materials and Techniques: Carved ivory

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