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19th C. Japanese Tobacco Pouch with Ivory Netsuke

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 887344

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An early 19th C. museum quality Japanese tabacco pouch. The exterior is decorated with a silk embroideried dragon and a large silver clasp (kanemono) in the form of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl. Complete with manju netsuke on a multi-strand silver chain. The netsuke has a silver coiling dragon chasing a flaming pearl and an Ivory surround. The interior is leather-lined, with a double pouch. Excellent condition considering the age. The pouch is 5-1/2 inches by 3-1/2 inches. The manju is 2-1/2inches in diameter.Signed