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Netsuke ivory carved man character wearing a bag Japan nineteenth century

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G20 28

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250,00 €

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Netsuke * ivory finely carved, decorated with a man carrying a bag on his back, from Japan, XIXth century.

This netsuke is in good condition. It is not signed.

A note: some micro-slots and wear of time, tiny break on the little toe, 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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  • Height 6,5 cm
  • Width 3 cm