As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this beautiful Edo period c 1840 boxwood Netsuke of an Akita puppy holding in its mouth an abalone shell toy on a string, he is sat in a playful position with one paw holding down the abalone shell whilst chewing the string attached, the eyes are inset with horn, the colour is great , a very tactile and obviously well used Netsuke , a charming addition to your Netsuke collection.
The condition is lovely and original .
height: 1.1/2″ 3.5 cm
width: 1.3/4″ 4.4 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item.