Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER

Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER

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Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER
Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER
Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER
Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER
Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER
Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER
Antique Ivory Netsuke - The CRAFTY CARPENTER

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This netsuke is 100% SOLID ELEPHANT IVORY and in EXCELLENT CONDITION. It was HAND CARVED, HAND SCRIMSHAWED and SIGNED in China by a gifted master craftsman. This netsuke was carved in China many years ago – a beautiful piece of art that will last you many lifetimes. This netsuke is UNIQUE and exhibits beautiful IVORY GRAIN – showcasing the colors nature has chosen to bestow upon it. The ivory has been highly polished and exquisitely detailed. The quality of the ivory, the quality of the carving and the quality of the scrimshaw work are all exceptional. This is a wonderful netsuke of a man with a white beard holding a huge mallet. He appears to be a very crafty carpenter. He has a very kindly face and appears ready to go to work. This netsuke possesses a beautiful patina and signs of many years of use. This ancient piece is an excellent example of the carver's art. This piece is signed by the artist in ink on the underside of this piece.  This is heavy netsuke weighing .8 ounces which is DOUBLE the weight of an average netsuke! This is a well carved and well scrimshawed netsuke and would make a fine addition to any netsuke collection! Dimensions: 2" x 1"” Weight: .8 ounces

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • MAL
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Fine Art
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
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  • Country of Origin
  • China
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 1 inch
  • Height: 2 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • See Listing
  • Material
  • Ivory

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