Kagamibuta type Netsuke

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Kagamibuta type Netsuke

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Description

19th century Japanese Kagamibuta,a functional type of netsuke the Ivory bowl with a shibuichi plate finely decorated with two Kappas in relief. The Kappa is a human-like being with a turtle like carapace on its back and dish on its head,a quirky creature found in Japanese mythology. Edo period circa 1840

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item details
Material and Technique Bronze and Ivory
Origin Japanese
Period 19th Century
Style Classical
Condition Very good
Hallmark Unsigned
Diameter 4.5cms

Product REF: 051