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19c walrus netsuke PUPPY with ABALONE

19c walrus netsuke PUPPY with ABALONE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1383353
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century walrus tusk netsuke of a piebald puppy seated in front of an abalone shell, its front paw exploratory touching it. Elegant clean carving, wonderful depiction of its slightly chubby body, surprised face, superb hairwork, eyes are inlaid with dark horn. Himotoshi is formed by its leg, beautiful patina. Height 1 1/8 inches.