Japanese Manju Netsuke
Signature: Kosai. Circa: 19th century
1.25 in.(5cm), W 1.5 in.(4cm), D .25
classic manju form like a large button with paired himotoshi at the back. Well
marked ivory showing some wear from handling along with the rich age patina. Engraving
with sumi; deeply etched contours depicting Roseiís Dream, kebori sparrow dancers
on the back.
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