The Fish Netsuke

The Fish Netsuke
The Fish Netsuke
The Fish Netsuke
The Fish Netsuke
The Fish Netsuke

Properties:

2013

Type: Netsuke

Sold. Russia, private collection.

Materials: Sperm whale tooth, yashabushi stain. Eyes are inlayed with jet.

Dimensions: 42×28×29

Weight: 17 g.

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This fantasy fish netsuke was made from the hollow part of a sperm whale tooth. I turned the other half of the hollow part into the Bat and the centipede netsuke.

The figurine is stained with yashabushi ink. The eyes of the fish are inlayed with jet stone.