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Netsuke25 of 55Beautiful Jade Carving Unknown AnimalBakelite Netsuke Figures? Cherry?
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Posted 3 years ago


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I bought this piece about 15 years ago. I just liked it because it was so unusual. It is 2"x2" It is set in Sterling, but don't know what it was carved from, doesn't have the pattern of ivory. I haven't been able to find out much information on what the wording on the back is except that it is not Japanese, probably Chinese. Any help is appreciated.

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  1. Siriusjewelry, 3 years ago
    After looking at pictures of Ivory, I think it could be - I am used to seeing the more cross hatched look of Ivory. I appreciate your comments on what I may have. I have looked for years trying to find something like it, and have had no luck.
  2. Siriusjewelry, 3 years ago
    That is what I have to figure out - is how to sell it. I think since it is pre-ban, that it can be sold within the U.S.? I need to pull out all records I have of my purchase, but I don't have a lot to go on.

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