Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Japanese Kagamibuta Netsuke, Late 19th C. Meji

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1242795

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DESCRIPTION: A Japanese kagamibuta netsuke featuring a repossee brass chrysanthemum and butterfly in high relief, set in a round celluloid bowl. Originally attached to a purse or tobacco pouch by chain, holes have been drilled in one side to allow it to be used as a traditional netsuke (or pendant for a necklace today). DIMENSIONS: 2" diameter (5.2 cm).