Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Lobster on Abalone Shell Netsuke, Signed

Lobster on Abalone Shell Netsuke, Signed


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1950: Item # 1283858

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DESCRIPTION: An unusual netsuke featuring an abalone shell crafted from wavy burl wood with an ivory lobster perched on top. The lobster’s curled antennas are made of metal, and on the underside of the shell a signature is etched into the wood. Early to mid 20th century in very good condition. DIMENSIONS: 1 ¾” long (4.5 cm).