An ivory netsuke - Cat

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An ivory netsuke, a cat with a shell on its back.

XVIIIe

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An ivory netsuke, a cat with a shell on its back. Cat is a truly common pet in Japan, they use to cut off its tail to prevent it from being malicious. The conch is one of the eight Buddhist items.

Japan

Period : XVIIIe or middle Edo

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