Ivory netsuke depicting a man carrying a branch over his shoulders with a sack tied to one end and a child standing on a rope at the other end.
19th C. Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke. Finely carved and stained man with child. Signed on bottom. Measures - 2 1/4" high, weighs - 21.3 grams.
JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE Meiji Period (1868-1912). Signed. Of two armored warriors, carrying defense weapons. Height 1 3/4 inches.
Ivory Netsuke of a Man on a Horse, Japan, 19th century, surrounded by six men in various poses including a horse attendant, two children in baskets on the horse's back, signed "Chounsai Gyokumin (長雲齋 玉眠)" to circular base, ht. 2 1/8, dia. to 2 in.
Figurine (Man carrying one child; three children at his feet.); Ivory, Japan, late 19th century, 16.5 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm. An okimono may be a small Japanese carving, similar to, but larger than netsuke. Unlike netsuke, which had a specific purpose, okimono were purely decorative and were displayed in the tokonoma.
An Ivory Netsuke Signed Hoshin, Edo Period (19th century) Of Shoki kneeling in front of a tsuitate sharpening his sword, with an oni climbing on the back of another to peer over 3.9cm. high