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Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Selling Fish - SOLD

Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Selling Fish
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Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Selling Fish | SKU: Dm268

High quality Mammoth Ivory Netsuke of A fish Seller – The master carver succeed to bring us the smells of the Japanese fish market at the 17th century. We believe that the fish seller make good business by the reflection of happiness on his face(but this is only state of mind of western guy). This amazing netsuke hand carved out of Genuine Mammoth Ivory Tusk – from the extinct woolly mammoth that roamed the earth before 10,000 – 40,000 years ago.
Mammoth Ivory is eco-friendly Material & is absolutely legal worldwide.
In the 17th century in Japan – Netsuke was common thing like a button on your pocket Today the Japanese Netsukes are highly collectable items all over the world. As a matter of fact – the biggest collections of Japanese netsuke located outside of Japan.

In Centimeters:
Width: 3.0 Cm, Height: 3.5 Cm , Length: 3.0 Cm
In Inches:
Width: 1 In, Height: 1 In , Length: 1 In

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