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AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER

Item noM1665

With long tail curled over its back. Mouth open revealing teeth. Horn inlaid ivory eyes. Delicately carved throughout showing tiger strips and hair. Spots on neck and tail. Some minor age cracks.
Signed Okatomo, 1.
Japan.
19th Century
Length: 1.85 in. (4.7 cm)