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(1) Incense container with design of plovers (article) | Khan Academy

(1) Incense container with design of plovers (article) | Khan Academy

A boxwood netsuke of a crab By Joso, Edo period, late 19th century

A boxwood netsuke of a crab By Joso, Edo period, late 19th century

Twin Fish (Koi); Netsuke, wood private collection, The Netherlands

Twin Fish (Koi); Netsuke, wood private collection, The Netherlands

Ama and the Squid netsuke (bottom view)

Ama and the Squid netsuke (bottom view)

A marine ivory netsuke of a group of fish By Gyokuho, late Edo period (19th century)

A marine ivory netsuke of a group of fish By Gyokuho, late Edo period (19th century)

DRAGON-FISH by GODO // Ivory netsuke of makatsugyo - a dragon-fish - in the process of transformation. The face is already that of a dragon, while limbs are still carp’s fins. According to a Chinese legend, a carp that can swim up the waterfall turns into a dragon, and thus serves as a paragon of perseverance, especially in scholarly pursuits. The creature is rarely depicted in netsuke.

DRAGON-FISH by GODO // Ivory netsuke of makatsugyo - a dragon-fish - in the process of transformation. The face is already that of a dragon, while limbs are still carp’s fins. According to a Chinese legend, a carp that can swim up the waterfall turns into a dragon, and thus serves as a paragon of perseverance, especially in scholarly pursuits. The creature is rarely depicted in netsuke.

Netsuke

Netsuke

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An unusual antique Japanese wood sashi netsuke of a salmon

An unusual antique Japanese wood sashi netsuke of a salmon

Netsuke: Phosphorescense - Young Octopus by Guy Shaw - Galerie Flachsmann

Netsuke: Phosphorescense - Young Octopus by Guy Shaw - Galerie Flachsmann