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Netsuke boxwood ivory carved woman child box Japan Meiji nineteenth century

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G20 23

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150,00 €

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Netsuke * in boxwood and ivory carved depicting a woman kneeling with her child in the back, holding a casket in her hands, from Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) late nineteenth century.

This netsuke is in good condition.

A note: probably lack the cover of the box, slight scratches and wear of time, see photos.

* The Netsuke:

The Netsuke is a traditional Japanese clothing used to maintain the sagemono (literally "hanging objects"). Indeed, the kimono has no pocket, the various everyday objects are transported in a sort of small boxes called sagemono. These objects are suspended at the obi of their owner by a cord.

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  • Dimensions 3 cm x 3,5 cm
  • Height 4,5 cm