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Ivory manju netsuke with Urashima Taro.
This Superb manju netsuke in ivory tells the story of Urashima Taro. The front has Urashima taro seated with the box his fingers caressing the cord holding it closed. the reverse has the under sea city issuing from the clams shell. Below link to the story.
http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/audio/mp3/japanese-fairy-tales-019-the-story-of-urashima-taro-the-fisher-lad.4881.mp3
Size 58mm high – 17mm Thick.
19th C
Code : 554
SOLD


Iron netsuke in the form of a stirrup.
something different from the normal is this stirrup cast in iron with a silver and copper sakura flower mon on the front.
Size 46mm high – 60mm wide.
18th C
Code : 552
SOLD


 

Ivory Mokugyo netsuke with a snail.
Nice ivory mokugyo drum netsuke with a striker resting and snail on it.
Size 35mm high – 34mm wide.
19th C
SOLD


 

Ivory netsuke with a Reishi.
Good Shunga ivory netsuke with a single reshi the waisted form allowing cord attachment.
Size 51mm high – 31mm wide.
Early 19th C
Code : 516
SOLD


 

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