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Shou Symbol with Jade Earrings : Asian Collection
LOT 238 :
I Ching Coin with Jade Earrings : Asian Collection
LOT 243 :
Shou Symbol with Jade Necklace : Asian Collection
LOT 239 : 17"
Cat with Robe Brooch : Asian Collection
LOT 244 :
Kanji Love Bead Pendant : Asian Collection
LOT 245 : 32"
I Ching, Jade & Carnelian Necklace : Asian Collection
LOT 246 : 26"
Tang Earrings : Asian Collection
LOT 242 :
I Ching Coin with Cord Earrings : Asian Collection
LOT 240 :
Chinese Rooftile Motif Cufflinks : Asian Collection
LOT 241 :
Man with Mask - Japanese Netsuke : Behind his back, a man is holding a mask of Okame, the goddess of mirth. He is pulling on his eyelid, playing a children's game "See my eye."
LOT 591 : .875" x .5" x 1.5"
Cat in a Robe - Japanese Netsuke : This whimsical netsuke is a graceful cat disguised as a woman. In some Japanese legends, long-tailed or two-tailed cats can be bewitch human beings. Please see our jewelry collection for a gold broach of this figure.
LOT 592 : 1.18" x .875" x 2.25"
Angel - Japanese Netsuke : This intricately carved angel with flowing scarves stands firmly on one foot and beats a hand drum. She is a lovely tennin (female) of the Buddhist heaven.
LOT 605 : 1.12" x .875" x 2.62"
Octopus - Japanese Netsuke : The octopus presents a dual image: Its bald head suggest a priest's shaven head, but its tentacles symbolize a comical amorous embrace
LOT 589 : 1.25" x 1" x 1.12"
Two Puppies - Japanese Netsuke Dogs : These animals rest together as friends. Dogs are loyal and sincere. A netsuke of a dog can also represent a wish for an easy childbirth.
LOT 599 : 1.25" x .875" x 1"
Kirin - Japanese Netsuke - Kirin the Kind Gentle Vegetarian : The emblem of kindness and virtue, the Kirin is a vegetarian and a creature so gentle that it will not even walk on grass lest it crush any living being.
LOT 600 : 1.62" x .875" x 1.75"
Dragon - Japanese Netsuke : People born in the Year of the Dragon are healthy, energetic and stubborn. They are the most eccentric of the signs and tend to be soft-hearted.
LOT 601 : 1.25" x 1.75" x .62"
Carp Fish in Waves - Japanese Netsuke : When a carp reaches a sacred place on a river, it is rewarded by being sent on a cloud to heaven where it becomes a dragon to live happily ever after.
LOT 612 : 1.5" x .875" x 1.25"
Man on Turtle - Japanese Netsuke : In folklore, Urashima Taro, a fisherman, married the underwater Dragon King's daughter, the princess who could assume the form of a tortoise.
LOT 585 : 1.25" x 1" x 2"
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