The leather tobacco pouch decorated with a carp, the clasp made of colored metal, the kiseruzutsu worked in lacquered woven bamboo and a negoro lacquer ojime. The simple pipe made of bamboo and metal. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: pouch: 12.9 cm x 7.2 cm, case and pipe: 21.9 cm long.
Ivory manju of rectangular shape with rounded corners. Carved with a Noh theater mask of Okina, depicting an old man with circular tufts of hair at the corners of the mouth and forehead. Himotoshi, unsigned. Condition: age hairlines. Dimension: 4.1 cm x 3.1 cm x 1 cm. CITES documents are obtained if required.
An octagonal tobacco case made of wood, the front side depicting an oni demon holding a gong and a striker, plastically inlaid in ivory. The back side with two tablets, one with an engraved oni and the other signed "Ichiraku", an artist active mid 19th century. The ivory manju inlaid in different metals with the lucky god Daikoku holding a box with a rat on top. Further inlays in coral and malachite. Signed on a mother-of-pearl tablet "Shibayama". Unsigned ivory ojime with dr ...click for details
Expressively carved netsuke of a monkey trainer with his trained animal on his shoulder. These strolling performers were part of the New Year entertainments. Beautiful patina and himotoshi. Not standing by itself, unsigned. Condition: one foot glued. Dimension: 6.9 cm high x 2.8 cm wide. CITES documents are obtained if required.
A manju netsuke consisting of two ivory discs, of easily different size. Inlaid with mother-of-pearl, metal and another organic material. One signed on a mother-of-pearl tablet "Shibayama saku", the other one with sparrow design "Shibayama Yasunobu", an artist active 1850-1880 in Edo. Condition: the two discs with traces of former cohering, the rim of the larger disc with few really tiny chips. Dimension: diameter: 4.9 cm and 5.1 cm, 2 cm thick. CITES documents are requested ...click for details