One of the key reasons for the popularity of erotic netsuke mammoth ivory relate to different sexual positions. This was considered to be a way of expression in the Edo period when the netsuke were a functional part of the accessories of a Japanese kimono, the conservative society disregarded eroticism. However, netsuke came to be carved in varied forms and carried the suppressed messages more openly.
Highly carved erotic netsuke in mammoth ivory
Today, netsuke cease to be apart of any functional aspect but have become a notable collectible due to the high-quality carving and creative portrayal of different themes. Borrowing heavily from the Kamasutra, the Indian guide on sex, many of the erotic netsuke mammoth ivory are carved based on the varied positions from the book. From heterosexual to homosexual positions, the Master Carvers cater to the unique demand for erotic netsuke mammoth ivory while each one of the tiny sized netsuke are ornately carved, showing real-life miniaturized figures engaged in different physical gratification poses. From intricate facial features to the genitals, each netsuke showcased below not only showcases the sexual positions or erotic themed symbolic presentation but the skill of sculpting of the Master Carver can be seen with ease. Notice the patterns on the dresses, the curves of the human body, the symmetrical and proportionate representation of the human form is amazingly done. Only the top Netsuke carvers and Master Carvers have done our selected collection of erotic netsuke.
Some of the mammoth ivory netsuke might have slight discoloration, which is a proof that it is legal and genuine mammoth ivory as the woolly mammoth tusks lay buried in the frozen tundra and absorbed the minerals from the soil. That led to the discoloration. The mammoth ivory netsuke collection is available for shipping worldwide. It is 100% pure mammoth ivory and is legal ivory.