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an ivory figurine of a lion with spirals on its back
Dmitry Levit Asian Art online catalog
19C SHISHI netsuke con peonía
three little birds sitting on top of each other
Edmund de Waal's netsuke collection
The potter Edmund de Waal tells the stories behind some of the netsuke he inherited from his great uncle
a statue of a man riding a horse on top of a black background with an inscription below it
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Netsuke depicting Raiden, the god of wind, thunder and lightning, Japan, 19th century, carved ivory.
an elephant figurine with a man on top
Chessman | Japanese | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Chessmen (2) Date: 19th century Culture: Japanese Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H. 5 1/2 in
a butterfly sitting on top of a white flower
Mammoth ivory Iris petal and butterfly netsuke by Natasha Popova. Stained with walnut dye, silver nitrate and burning needle. Two dew-drops carved from acryl glass (front and reverse sides). Beetle on reverse carved from stained mammoth ivory and dark-brown shell. Signature on the reverse side covered with 23k gold leaf and the second dew-drop. January 2007. View 1
a white object with brown dots on it's center and two pieces of fruit in the middle
Netsuke in Form of White Lily | The Walters Art Museum
White Lily netsuke. Fukumoto Homin (Japanese, active mid 19th century) (Artist) PERIOD mid 19th century (Edo; Meiji)
a small gold fish figurine sitting on top of a table next to a white background
Netsuke [Tengu hatching], Unknown Japanese ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art
Netsuke [Tengu hatching] Artist Unknown (Japan, Asia, Japan), 19th century Ivory 1 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/8in. (3 x 4 x 3.5cm) Bequest of Walter Lane Barksdale 98.105.123 Physical Description: winged creature hatching with part of one wing visible at right and claws below head; low relief leaves carved on egg
an animal figurine with two mice on it's back and the tail curled up
Antique Japanese Ivory Okimono: Rats & Snake
ANTIQUE JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO: Rats & Snake - Dramatic and extremely realistic, antique Japanese openwork carved ivory okimono; depicting three rodents and a snake fighting, inlaid eyes; late 19th Century; H: 6"
two white and black vases with rope wrapped around the handles, one on top of the other
Sold at Auction: A well carved ivory netsuke of a mokugyo, by Gyokushû. Late 19th century
A well carved ivory netsuke of a mokugyo, by Gyokushû. Late 19th century. The handle in the shape of two dragons holding a pearl in their mouths, their scaly bodies rendered as a decorative pattern. Signed Gyokushû. En suite a miniature version of the netsuke as ojime with a spurious signature reading Gyokushû but written with a different second character.
a statue of a man with a basket and a stick on top of a wave
An Early 20th Century Japanese Stained Ivory Netsu
a ceramic figurine with an apple on the ground next to it's mother
Netsuke of a Man and an Egg | Japan | Edo (1615–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Netsuke of a Man and an Egg Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
an elephant figurine sitting on top of a white surface
Gallery – Writing – Edmund de Waal
Edmund De Waal — Netsuke
a white ceramic figurine with a baby seal on it's back, sitting next to an adult seal
(#293) Netsuke d'un rat et d'un chat en ivoire par Dosho, Japon, XVIIIE siècle
Sotheby's Netsuke rat and napping cat