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A fine Japanese ivory carving of a fierce looking, crouched oni with teeth barred in an wicked grin. Oni are creatures from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ogres or trolls. Popular characters in Japanese art, literature and theatre, they grew out of the religious traditions of Shintoism and Buddhism. This one holds a drum between his three-clawed hands while his feet are depicted with two claws each. A fine Tokyo School carving, it dates from the Meiji Period

A fine Japanese ivory carving of a fierce looking, crouched oni with teeth barred in an wicked grin. Oni are creatures from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ogres or trolls. Popular characters in Japanese art, literature and theatre, they grew out of the religious traditions of Shintoism and Buddhism. This one holds a drum between his three-clawed hands while his feet are depicted with two claws each. A fine Tokyo School carving, it dates from the Meiji Period

Boy behind Chinese Lion Mask | LACMA Collections

Netsuke, Mitsuaki Ishikawa (Japan, Boy behind Chinese Lion Mask, late century ~ Ivory

Harmony Kingdom - Adam Binder Louis Elephant Roly Poly Box Figurine

This delightful figurine makes a pawfect decorative accent or gift for a favorite dog lover.

Kurigata with design of old seals  Japanese, Edo Period, 19th century, Main material: shibuichi; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori, tokin, MFA

Kurigata with design of old seals Japanese, Edo Period, century, Main…

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Netsuke - A netsuke is a small sculptural object which has gradually developed…

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JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE FOUR NOH MASKS 19th century Japanese carved ivory netsuke featuring four noh masks in a circle, signature to middle. Weight: 33g Size: 2.25 x 2 x .5"

JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE FOUR NOH MASKS 19th century Japanese carved ivory netsuke featuring four noh masks in a circle, signature to middle. Weight: 33g Size: 2.25 x 2 x .5"

NETSUKE AND CARVINGS heinztools on Pinterest | Ivory, 19th Century ...

Netsuke Shishi with a Ball by Okatori in Antique Ivory. For Auction on 6 Dec 2014 with an estimate of euro What a little beauty at high! This sold for euro 11500 hammer price!

CARVED JADEITE GROUP: Dragon-fish 翡翠雕龍魚組擺件 Finely carved, Chinese jadeite group; of two dragon-fish surging out of the swirling waves, with a pearl and a small chilong off to one side; the jadeite attractively multi-colored with areas of translucent bright apple green, and with russet rivering; H: 6 1/2"; matching wave-form wood stand

Buy online, view images and see past prices for CARVED JADEITE GROUP: Dragon-fish. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.

Chinese Lion and Young (親子獅子), ivory with staining, sumi, and inlay, by Tomotada (active before 1781). LACMA

Chinese Lion and Young Alternate Title: 親子獅子 Tomotada (Japan, active before Japan, century

Netsuke: Demon Looking in a Mirror  Place of creation: Japan Date: Middle - second half of the 19th century School: Edo (Asakusa) Material: wood Numerous netsuke carvers, particularly from Edo, depicted demons in various compositions, including a...

Netsuke: Demon Looking in a Mirror Place of creation: Japan Date: Middle - second half of the century School: Edo (Asakusa) Material: wood Numerous netsuke carvers, particularly from Edo, depicted demons in various compositions, including a.

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