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18c netsuke 12 ZODIAC ANIMALS

18c netsuke 12 ZODIAC ANIMALS

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1800: Item # 1385001
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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18th century netsuke in manju (rice cake) shape carved in low relief with Junishi - 12 Zodiac animals: dragon, horse, tiger, rat, rooster, dog, monkey, snake, goat, pig, buffalo and rabbit. Excellent carving with great detailing, beautiful wear and patina turning deep honey color on the back and sides. Nicely fat, 2 halves still fit perfectly after 200 years, old silk cord. Diameter 2 inches, thickness 7/8 inches.