FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL
FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL
FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL
FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL
FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL
FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL
FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL

FINE AND UNUSUAL JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE WOLF AND SKULL

c. 1880 JAPAN

Offered by Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

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As part of our oriental collection we are delighted to offer this most unusual 19th century Japanese stained ivory netsuke , the subject unusually depicts an emaciated wolf hunched up and holding a human skull , the detailing of the teeth and ribs are particularly good withfurther detailed and inlaid eyes this is a very fine and extremley tactile netsuke !

The condition is great with a minor old age related hairline to the left of the wolfs face.
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Dimensions
Height 4.00 cm (1.57 inches)
Width 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Medium
IVORY
Signed/Inscribed
1880
Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)
Bournemouth
Dorset
United Kingdom

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