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Antique Signed Ivory Netsuke, Fine Carving

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920   item# 1173721 (stock# 474AOG)

Antique Signed Ivory Netsuke, Fine Carving
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$165, SOLD, Thank You. 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's finely carved Japanese ivory netsuke is 19th Century Meiji with age cracks and wear. It depicts an elderly smiling woman holding her prize fish/fruit (?). She is wearing an outer coat, an under robe and a handkerchief head cover. All three have minutely incised and stained details, but some are worn. Some of these diaper patterns include: seigaiha (stylized wave), kame, kiri no mon and squares with dots.[34A, 42B, 33C] The netsuke also has 2 holes for the himo (s ...click for details


Signed Movable Face Ivory Netsuke, Meiji and Pierced

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920   item# 1172504 (stock# 469AOG)

Signed Movable Face Ivory Netsuke, Meiji and Pierced
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$210 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's hand carved ivory netsuke has two faces, happy and sad, on a spinning bar. This is a rare but not unreferenced piece. We found two others out of hundreds researched.[12A] The ivory is signed with incised, stained mark on bottom (see photo). The carving depicts a seated woman with a fan, long hair and incised kimono. The kimono motifs are rice grain and pine branch. There are pierced holes for the 'himo' (silk cord).[42B, 120C] A netsuke is a toggle held a ...click for details


Antique Bone Japanese Netsuke, Pierced for Himo

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920   item# 1172199 (stock# 467AOG)

Antique Bone Japanese Netsuke, Pierced for Himo
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$135 SOLD, Thank you. 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's hand carved bone netsuke, or toggle, shows its 19th Century age with worn surfaces, cracks and worn pierced holes. This netsuke is a standing figure of an old man, seemingly out of breath, carrying a sack and wearing an incised mugwort leaf cloak and a hat with combs or horns attached.[ILL A] One can see the trabeculae (photo) of the bone under the feet (where it was probably glued to a base as a cabinet ornament, or okimono, after its life as a netsuke.[Ref B] N ...click for details


Antique Ivory Japanese Netsuke, Pierced for Himo

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920   item# 1172189 (stock# 466AOG)

Antique Ivory Japanese Netsuke, Pierced for Himo
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$165 SOLD, Thank you. 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's hand carved ivory toggle, or netsuke, is 19th Century Meiji with age cracks and wear. It appears to be a Buddhist priest with his book and candle. His long robes go from neck to floor and are incised and stained with floral patterns. His obi (belt) about his waist and folds in robe are also incised and stained.[120A] There are two pierced holes in the back, one has been enlarged by long use of a 'himo' (silk cord) tied from the netsuke toggle around the ...click for details

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