Sold. Russia, private collection.
Materials: Walrus tusk. Mother-of-pearl inlay.
Dimensions: 44 mm.
Weight: 24.2 g.
Are we able so simply to relax and rest? The foxes are!
This netsuke is a wish to its owner simply to relax and rest, despite stress and dynamism of modern living.
The netsuke is carved of walrus tusk and colored by roots broth following an antique processing. The butterfly is carved of mother-of-pearl.