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Subject:small Netsuke
Posted By: Frank Fri, Aug 14, 2020 IP: 2600:8805:3800:507:9

Need help with any information on this small Netsuke thank you very much







Subject:Re: small Netsuke
Posted By: Ernest Wilhelm Sat, Aug 15, 2020

From what I can see, this looks like a plant ivory. . a Tagua nut carving
Ernest

Subject:Re: small Netsuke
Posted By: Mark Adams Fri, Aug 21, 2020

Your little netzuke/inro is in my opinion made from bone. There are obvious signs of calcium deposits.
As far as age is concerned in my opinion it's from the second half of the 20th century. Broken lines indicate modern drill.
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