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Netsukes
Netsukes

Netsukes are small ivory, wood, metal, or porcelain pieces used as toggles on the end of the cord that held a Japanese money pouch or inro. The earliest date from the sixteenth century. Many are miniature, carved works of art. This category also includes the ojime, the slide or string fastener that was used on the inro cord. Natsukes are often small carvings of wood or ivory. 

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NetsukesIvory Skeleton, Wrestling A Snake, On Human Skull, Signed, 1 3/4 In. , Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesHardwood Demon`s Head, Movable Jar, Inlaid Eyes, 19th Century, 1 1/2 In. , Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesWood Wasp Eating Rotted Pear, Signed, Kogetsu, 1 3/4 In. , Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesIvory Karako, Boy, On Tortoise, Signed, 19th Century, 2 In. , Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesBoxwood Tortoise, Signed, 18Th Century, 1 3/4 In. , Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesIvory 2 Catfish, Gray, Carved, Jade Eyes, 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesIvory Lotus Blossoms, Early 1900s, 2 1/2 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesIvoryMan, Seated, Cutting Toenails, Late 19th Century, 1 1/4 In., Illustrated2008Login / Create Account for Price
NetsukesIvorySumo Wrestler, 1 3/4 In., Illustrated2008Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesBone 3 Shells, Hermit Crab, Gilt Lacquered Case, Maple Leaves, 3 1/4 x 2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesBone Bean Pod, 3 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesBone Figure In Low Relief, Applied Brown Pigment, 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesBoxwood 3 Lions, Fighting, Intertwined In Circle, Signed Masamitsu,1800, 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesBoxwood Bean Pod Shape, 5 3/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesCherry 2 Rodents, Amber, Marked, 1 3/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesChestnut Wood, Carved, Small Insert Representing A Worm, 1 1/2 x 2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesEbony Crying Boy, Seated, 1 1/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesEbony Lion Seated On Right Hind Leg, Left Leg To Ear,1800, 1 1/4 x 2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesInro Gold Lacquer, Interior Scene, Female Divinity, Clouds, Bow, Arrows, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesInro Gold, Black Lacquer, Bone Inlay, 2 Birds, Bonsai Tree, 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesInro Turtle Shell Shape, 3 Compartments, Wood Ojime, 3 Stacked Turtles, 3 x 4 1/2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesIvory Basket With Vegetables, Gourds, Cucumbers, Woven, Corded Rim, 1 1/2 x 1 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesKarakuri Dancing Performer, Coral Tongue, Mother-Of-Pearl, Fan, Bells, 1800s, 3 1/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesMetal Demon, Man On Reverse, 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 NetsukesPorcelain Emaciated Man, Carrying Sake Flask, 1800s, 3 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price


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