Fish and a Pearl

Fish and a Pearl
Fish and a Pearl
Fish and a Pearl
Fish and a Pearl
Fish and a Pearl
Fish and a Pearl
Fish and a Pearl Fish and a Pearl

Properties:

2005

Type: Netsuke

Sold. USA, private collection.

Materials: Bloodwood. Bone, amber and moon-stone inlay.

Dimensions: 6.4 x 4.6 x 2.0 cm.

Images:                

Fish and a pearl. This netsuke carved from Bloodwood.

The eyes are inlayed with amber. Natural himatoshi are created by openings near the tail. The pearl carved from moon-stone and free moving inwardly of mouth.

Signature is at the bottom on the bone inset.

You can observe the carving process for this particular netsuke.