If you’re searching for a timeless netsuke this is the netsuke you’ve been looking for. Have you ever seen a mammoth ivory master netsuke that is so complex, yet beautifully carved? A piece where the artist took his time to make the carving very realistic and detailed? This netsuke embodies all this and so much more.
It is the epitome of tradition, modernism and exceptional talent. And will become a showpiece in your collection. Why? Because of the fantastic detail boldly on display throughout the carving. From the head – where you’ll see the facial features realistically and intricately carved to the feet. But, this realism and detail makes it’s way throughout the netsuke. The garments in particular showcase the artist skillful work. As you’ll see from the patterns in the garment which give it a lifelike appearance and make it a visual masterpiece.
The Great Meaning of This Mammoth Ivory Master Netsuke
But, this is also a netsuke of hidden and outright meaning.
Firstly, this is a netsuke of goodwill and fortune. As you can tell from the position in which the netsuke is in and the gifts placed in his right hand. The expression on the man’s face is also quite telling. With a smile that stretches from ear to ear you can tell this fortune teller is giving good news.
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