JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE
JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE

JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY SKULL & TOAD NETSUKE

c. 1880 JAPAN

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

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As part of our Japanese art collection we are delighted to offer this finely carved ivory netsuke, the subject matter on this occasion is a skull upon which clamber two toads , frogs and toads in Japanese mytholgy are auspicious creatures and the skull represents the circle of life , this is an incredibly well carved netsuke and a gorgeous mellow colour ,it would seriously enhance any good netsuke collection,or maybe start a new one ?

The condition is lovely !
LOVELY
Dimensions
Height 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
Depth 4.50 cm (1.77 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)
Dorset
United Kingdom

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