A beautiful okimono of Ebisu in the role of a shopkeeper, seated with his left leg cossed, gazing up from a soroban, two account books placed before him, flanked by a suzuribako on his left and a basket of fish at his right, signed Toshimune.
Rare Antique Japanese Netsuke Tekkai Exhaling Soul Netsuke Signature: Mitsutoshi, early 19th Century
19th Century Japanese Ivory Okimono of Happy Buddha With Boy
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japaneseaesthetics: Three rats eating a fish head. Netsuke: Miniature Sculpture of Japan. 8th-19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Finely detailed carved ivory okimono of a seated man with various tools including hammer and plane. Inlaid mother of pearl panel on base with signature. Condition: one of the stump groupings formerly attached to the front right side ismissing; glue residue near man's foot indicates another possible loss; man's pouch detached from his obi (sash) in rear but retained. 3 3/4"H x 5 1/2"W x 4 1/2"D. Japanese, Meiji period.
Ivory Okimono of a Family This is a charming Tokyo school ivory okimono of a woman and child bringing lunch to the father during his work day. She balances a wonderfully modelled food basket overlaid with a sheer napkin covering the lunch on her head - a marvelous feat achieved by the sculptor. The child carries a tea kettle in one hand, his mother's hand in the other. "Seishu" etched signature within red cartouche and carved foliage can be found on the base. Height: 7.5" Meiji Period, Japan
An ivory okimono of a dragon master Meiji Period, Signed and Sealed
イメージ 1 Masanao Kaneta
JAPANESE ANTIQUE NETSUKE HUMAN AND FISH
aleyma: Horaku, Owl and Bat netsuke, early to mid 19th century (source).