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This is a who knows?  Tsukamoto Kyokusai (Japan, died N/A)   Cherry Blossom and Bud, late 19th-early 20th century  Netsuke, Ivory with light staining

象牙 Tsukamoto Kyokusai (Japan, died Cherry Blossom and Bud, late century Netsuke, Ivory with light staining

Illustration of how the netsuke was used in japanese adornment.

Netsuke were used as a hanging pendant on a traditional Japanese clothing kimonono (着 物) and kosode (帯 钳), which was devoid of pockets. Little things like a pouch or key was placed in special containers, called sagemono (下げ 物).

Whale netsuke

Japanese carved ivory whale netsuke with etched signature, 2 in.

Netsuke Susan Wraight

Midnight by Susan Wraight Netsuke, hand-carved & stained boxwood, inlaid amber and gold leaf eyes;

netsuke carving  I love the craftsmanship that goes into creating one of these beautiful objects. It must be so gratifying to the artist to be able to created whole new worlds out of a piece of mammoth tusk or wood.

netsuke carving I love the craftsmanship that goes into creating one of these beautiful objects. It must be so gratifying to the artist to be able to created whole new worlds out of a piece of mammoth tusk or wood.

This is the intended use of the Netsukes.  To hold a purse at the waist.  They became an art form as does so much in Japanese life.  They have been desired as collections and as jewels in single possessions.

Pinner said-This is the intended use of the Netsukes. They became an art form as does so much in Japanese life. They have been desired as collections and as jewels in single possessions.

An ivory netsuke 19th century Depicting a reclining cat, turning back to the left as it looks at a small bird, broken winged, on its back, a loose feather caught in the cat's fore paw, details delicately rendered, the birds eyes inlaid, signed Chokusai 4 cm. long

Ivory netsuke - Depicting a cat looking over its back to a bird, broken winged, a loose feather caught in the cats forepaw, birds eyes inlaid.

TAGUA NUT NETSUKE — SQUID & TAI-FISH. By Sergey Osipov. Inshore Squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) eye inlaid with mother-of pearl from black-lip pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera). Fish eye from amber. Natural himatoshi created by squid legs. Signature engraved in an amber reserve. You can observe the carving process for this figurine.

Squid and Tai-fish netsuke The Inshore Squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) and Tai-fish. This netsuke carved from tagua nut and stained. Squid eye is inlaid with mother-of-pearl from the black-lip pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera). Fish eye from amber.

A fine ivory netsuke of an octopus 19th century

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Tsukamoto Kyokusai (Japan)   Camellia, late 19th-early 20th century  Netsuke, Ivory with light staining, sumi

Camelia netsuke, Tsukamoto Kyokusai (Japan), late century, Ivory with light staining, sumi.

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