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.
Japanese, Late 19th/Early 20th century. Carved and tea stained ivory figural netsuke depicting a man, likely a warrior standing at full length wearing long robe and with sword at side, holding a rounded lantern. Marked in inlaid mother of pearl circular accent on lower side with marks. Approximate height 2.75".
JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE Meiji Period (1868-1912). Signed. Of two armored warriors, carrying defense weapons. Height 1 3/4 inches.
19th century ivory netsuke carved as a man, possibly Shubaka Sonja, seated holding a scroll, one elbow on the head of a reclining shishi
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.
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
Man on Turtle - Japanese Netsuke : In folklore, Urashima Taro, a fisherman, married the underwater Dragon King's daughter, the princess who could assume the form of a tortoise.
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.
A fine Japanese ivory stained okimono of a travelling man, Taisho period, carrying a case upon his back, a sword strapped to his waist, on an oval base, two character signature to a red lacquer tablet, 7.3in.