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 .
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 .