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    Posted 6 years ago

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    A netsuke of two rats on a gourd. The material is mammoth ivory. I bought this about 15 years ago. It is almost three inches in length.

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    1. Master Master, 6 years ago
      Amazing piece great find
    2. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      A great netsuke, Deepseas. Large, and the carving subject and skill just wonderful.
    3. Deepseas72 Deepseas72, 6 years ago
      Thank you!
    4. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Oh this one is wonderful too :-) love love
    5. Celiene Celiene, 6 years ago
      I think it's a Japanese cucumber! Very cute.
    6. Deepseas72 Deepseas72, 6 years ago
      Thanks guys. I love tiny treasures.
    7. apostata apostata, 8 months ago
      rats or mice
      cucumber or gourd

      an ratto and kyuri around 1900 , = value mark unknown , 1572 marks i have can, t anything , f,,,

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