Netsuke carved ivory plate signed Tomokazu frogs Japan Edo XIXth

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Netsuke * in finely carved ivory, signed Tomokazu, representing two frogs on a plate, from Japan, from the Edo period of the 19th century.

This netsuke is in good condition, in its own juice. Signed on the plaque.

A note: tiny little cracks, wear of time, see photos.

Specimen in worked ivory, before July 1, 1947 and therefore conforms to Regulation CE 338/97 of 12/09/1996 art.2-Wmc.

* The Netsuke:

The Netsuke is a traditional Japanese clothing object used to hold sagemono (literally "hanging objects"). Indeed, The kimono having no pocket, the various usual objects are transported in kinds of small boxes called sagemono. These objects are suspended from their owner's obi by a cord.

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  • Dimensions 5 x 4 cm