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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1174779 (stock #10681)
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$750.00
Pipecase of the otoshizutsu form carved out of stag antler with a décor in low relief of a tiger crouching on a rock with sprigs of bamboo surrounding the rock. Surrounding the himotoshi is more bamboo. Unsigned. Japan, 19th century.
H 7 7/8 inches
Worn with old damages in thinner areas of the stag horn and small hole approximately where the pipe head would be, further scraped off with a knife.

Comes with a root wood tonkotsu or tobacco container (H: 3 inches) and an ojime made of wood covered with lacquer and with mother-of-pearl inlays.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1123299 (stock #10661)
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$250.00
Container to carry tobacco in the shape of a yawning and stretching Daruma. The body is made of kiri (Paulownia) wood, while the arms and the face, which can be removed and functions as the cover, are made of a light brown, much denser wood. ‘In front of’ Daruma (inlaid in his belly) a sceptre and an alms bowl. The two holes in the top of his head are lined with wooden rings and his fists are holding the cord. Eyes inlaid with black horn or glass. Bottom stamped with number(?). Molded resin ojime. Pipeholden in the shape of a yawning and stretching Ashinaga. Japan, Meiji period, 19th century.
Tonkotsu height: 4.5 inches (11 cm).
Slight traces of usage. Pipeholder with split in bottom. Tonkotsu basically very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1038093 (stock #10631)
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$995.00
Small boxwood netsuke in the shape of a group of five matsutake mushrooms, with their typical small hoods. Natural himotoshi. Unsigned. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.
Height: 7/8 inch ; width at top: 15/16 inch (ca. 2.2 x 2.4 cm)
Some minor traces of usage, beautiful patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1031143 (stock #10627)
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Ivory netsuke of a pregnant woman who is sticks a kogai into her hair, while a midwife a feeling her bulging belly. Signed at bottom: Kikugawa and kao. Ivory, probably marine ivory. Japan, late Meiji period, perhaps Taisho period.
Height: 1.5”; width: 1.75”; depth: 1.25” (3.8 x 4.4 x 3.1 cm).
Excellent condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #899618 (stock #10576)
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$200.00
Container to carry tobacco in the shape of a yawning and stretching Daruma. The body is made of kiri (Paulownia) wood, while the arms and the face, which can be removed and functions as the cover, are made of a light brown, much denser wood. ‘In front of’ Daruma (inlaid in his belly) a scepter and an alms bowl. The two holes in the top of his head are lined with bone rings and his fists are to hold the cord, now missing. Eyes inlaid with black horn or glass. Japan, Meiji period, 19th century.
Height: 4.5 inches (11 cm).
Slight traces of usage. Basically very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #823770 (stock #10516)
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$900.00
Netsuke in the shape of a peach stone. The stone is carved in two halves. One half is holding a small carving of the figure of Seiobo, the fairy queen, sitting on a hinge so that she can move out of her hiding place. Dark stained wood for the pit, Seiobo in a reddish brown wood, the himotoshi fitted with bone rings (both slightly damaged). On an inlaid plaque is the signature of Kagetoshi. Japan, 19th century.
L of shell ca. 1.75 in. (4.6 cm).
Very good condition.