The Fox

Fox Netsuke
Fox Netsuke
Fox Netsuke



Type: Netsuke

Sold. Russia, private collection.

Materials: Warthog tusk. Amber inlay. Pyrography.

Dimensions: 68×26×20 mm.


I often see foxes in our area, in the forests and the fields. Foxes are viewed as being smart and cautious creatures. At the same time, by its playful and spontaneous behavior foxes resemble dogs.

The Fox netsuke is carved in warthog tusk. Yashadama staining.

Eyes and signature are on an amber inlay.


You can see carving progress of this netsuke here.