Nicely carved ivory netsuke, representing a mermaid with a duck. 9 cm. Japan. Signed. In very good condition.
Beautiful carved antique ivory tiger with black inlaid eyes. 6cm.
Beautiful carved ivory manju or toggle; there are 5 bats on each side with inlaid eyes. You can look through the manju, the sides are carved with archaic form; in the center is a sign for long life. Great craftmanship. Measurements: 7 cm / 8 mm. The bat is a symbol of happiness. Five bats stand for five forms of good fortune: long life, wealth, health, virtue and a natural death.