Ivory netsuke - Mother tiger and its cub

3,500.00 

Ivory katabori netsuke depicting a mother tiger, its mouth open, protecting its cub.

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Ivory katabori netsuke depicting a mother tiger, its mouth open, protecting its cub.

Mother of pearl inlay in the eyes.

Tigers are a favorite subject of Hakuryu and Hakuryu II, two masters of netsuke carving from the 18th and the 19th century.

Height: 3,1 cm

Signed Hakuryu II.

 

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