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19th Century Japanese Netsuke:  Puppy with Awabi Shell

19th Century Japanese Netsuke: Puppy with Awabi Shell


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1291479

Please refer to our stock # 53 when inquiring.
 $750.00 
This is a finely carved 19th century Japanese netsuke depicting a charming dog holding its paws atop a awabi shell while playing with it. Very nice hair work. Eyes inlaid with stag horn. Netsuke measures 1.50 inches (3.8cm) wide, and 1.10 inches (2.8cm) tall. Unsigned.