Japanese Ivory Netsuke of stylised Oni
3.3 cm high
weighs 20 grams
signed early 20th century
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Signed Japanese ivory netsuke of stylised Oni. The Oni is squatting and bearing a sword. Furthermore, the base has a red stained engraved signature. The netsuke is 3.3 cm high and weighs 20 grams.
An oni could be compared to what we know as an ogre, supernatural being or monster.