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Carved Japanese Ivory Netsuke of Three Faces – Man, Woman, and Child – Signed by the Artist

A beautifully carved Japanese Ivory netsuke showing a man’s face on one side; a woman’s face on the other side and a child’s face between the two at the top.

A netsuke is a small sculptural object (carved button-like ornament) worn for hundreds of years in Japan as a functional and aesthetic piece and used to suspend articles from the sash of a kimono.

This piece dates circa 1900.

The piece is 1 1/4 inches in diameter and is signed “Nil” on the top near the button holes.

It is in excellent condition.

 

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