The Head of a Hawk Netsuke

The Head of a Hawk Netsuke
The Head of a Hawk Netsuke
The Head of a Hawk Netsuke
The Head of a Hawk Netsuke

Properties:

2014

Type: Netsuke

Sold. Russia, private collection.

Materials: Spermwhale tooth. Mother-of-pearl and jet inlay.

Dimensions: 48×30×23 mm.

Weight: 24.6 g.

Images:          

The Head of Hawk netsuke is carved in spermwhale tooth and stained with yasha and sumi ink.

The eyes are inlayed with mother-of-pearl and the pupils are made of jet stone.

Natural himotosi are shaped with a bird's bill.