Wonderful Late 19th Century Japanese Hand-Carved Tengu and Shishi Netsuke
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Wonderful Late 19th Century Japanese Hand-Carved Tengu and Shishi Netsuke

Code: antj00002nts


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: Wonderful late 19th century, carved ivory Japanese Netsuke showing a Tengu and Shishi in their traditional 'dance' when the 'good' Tengu triumphs over the 'bad' Shishi. 17th century Japanese robes contained no pockets and to carry belongings, a sagemono (container) was hung from the obi (sash) of the robe and the object that secured the cord to the obi was a netsuke. Netsukes are made in many mediums, the most common was ivory. The bottom and features two holes for the cord to be threaded through and shows Japanese kanji in black ink.

VINTAGE: Circa late 19th century

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8" x 1-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Carved ivory, ink

ATTACHMENT: Two holes for attachment to cord

MARKINGS: Kanji

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Japanese antiques collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MFHX16 LEGEX4/16 SLCHEX12/16 SLAHEX6/17 SAHEX6/17

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Netsuke shows minor to moderate wear, kanji remains visible, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.