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A wood netsuke of a shojo  By Tadayuki of Nagoya, Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

A wood netsuke of a shojo By Tadayuki of Nagoya, Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

Whale netsuke

Whale netsuke

A fine wood netsuke of a female hare By Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century

A fine wood netsuke of a female hare By Naito Toyomasa (1773-1856), Tanba, early 19th century

Oleg Doroshenko - Hamster with a nut

Oleg Doroshenko - Hamster with a nut

Bats  ^..^ ^..^

Bats ^..^ ^..^

Shrimp netsuke  --  http://agarthanguide.tumblr.com/post/14657021649/some-of-my-favorite-netsuke-from-the-huge

Shrimp netsuke -- http://agarthanguide.tumblr.com/post/14657021649/some-of-my-favorite-netsuke-from-the-huge

Netsuke. Fugu fish. Made of ivory. British Museum. Japanese / Japan Antiques : More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Netsuke. Fugu fish. Made of ivory. British Museum. Japanese / Japan Antiques : More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Skeleton, 19th century  Netsuke, Ivory with staining, sumi,

Skeleton, 19th century Netsuke, Ivory with staining, sumi,

"Ivory Octopus" Netsuke by Adam Binder (England), 2009

"Ivory Octopus" Netsuke by Adam Binder (England), 2009

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.

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.

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