‘Dancing Fox’ netsuke. 18th century, Japan. Ivory with dark staining and sumi ink. LACMA (Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection)
MONKEY by YASUHIDE // 19th century ivory netsuke carved as contemplative monkey sitting on an old pine tree stump with some of the bark remaining. Excellent sad face, superb hairwork, wonderful depiction of the bark remaining on the stump.
treasures-and-beauty: “ 19th Century Japanese Carved Ivory Mouse Traveler Netsuke Signed Gyokuseki ”