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JAPANESE EDO PERIOD CARVED IVORY CRAB & SHELLS NETSUKE

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this finely carved late 18th century Edo Period 1615-1868 , circa 1780 Ivory Netsuke , the carver has captured a Crab protruding from within a Hamaguri Shell , this group resting upon a large Hotate Clam shell, the Crabs bulging Eyes inlaid in stained Ivory,  the Himotoshi is formed to the underside of the piece , a very tactile and great colour 18th century Netsuke that would enhance your Netsuke or Japanese works of art collection , or make an ideal gift for a loved one .

Provenance :

Previously supplied by ourselves

Condition report :

Gorgeous original condition with great colour and patination .

Approximate sizes :

Depth  :  2.0″       5.0 cm

Height :   0.75″    2.0 cm

Width :   2.25 ”    5.5 cm

 

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity included in the price of this item , buyers from outside the Eu are responsible for the costs of any licences that may be required .

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