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1930s mother of pearl OBIDOME netsuke GOLDFISH

1930s mother of pearl OBIDOME netsuke GOLDFISH


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1940: Item # 1423865
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Early Showa (1930s) Japanese mother of pearl obidome (sash ornament) carved in a shape of a swimming goldfish. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful mother of pearl material, wonderful carving of scales and tail, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 2 1/4 inches.