The Nuts Breaker & his two squirrels carved on Mammoth ivory netsuke, by Japanese master carver. The Master carver taking us back in the time tunnel direct to the 17th century in Japan – where in order to eats nuts – you went to the Nuts Breaker & his machines were his two squirrels. You can even imagine yourself smell the nuts & hearing the cracking noise of them. The netsuke is carved to perfection; all small details are carved carefully on the 2 inches mammoth ivory tusk. This amazing netsuke is hand carved by Master Carver – you can see his signature at the bottom of the netsuke. The Mammoth ivory Tusk is genuine7 came from the extinct woolly mammoth. Mammoth ivory is legal worldwild.