Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS

Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS

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Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS
Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS
Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS
Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS
Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS
Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS
Antique Ivory Netsuke - SUMO WRESTLERS with TATOOS

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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 antique netsuke of 2 sumo wrestlers with tatoos in the heat of battle. This is a very difficult to carve netsuke and the artist had done a great job of not only carving but also scrimshawing this wonderful piece of art. The artists has signed this netsuke on the underside of this piece in Mother of Pearl.  This is heavy netsuke weighing .6 ounces which is 1 1/2 times the weight of an average netsuke! It would make a wonderful addition to any antique ivory netsuke collection! Dimensions: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2” Weight: .6 ounces

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • SUM
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Fine Art
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • See Listing
  • Country of Origin
  • China
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 1.5 inches
  • Height: 1.5 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • See Listing
  • Material
  • Ivory

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