"An extremely amazing Mammoth Ivory netsuke of the Seven Lucky Gods (or Japan's 'Seven Gods of Fortune') Sailing in a Dragon Head Boat. The Master Carver succeeded in carving all seven lucky gods in a bottle gourd.
AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE STAINED IVORY NETSU
JAPANESE IVORY ELEPHANT NETSUKE - by Gulfcoast Coin and Jewelry An elephant died for that trinket. A family of elephants lost a member and more than likely many adult elephants were poached and killed at the same time the owner of this tusk was killed.