Ebony netsuke of a bat
Flying, with its wings just touching above it. The manner of carving the face, with inlaid dark horn eyes and single stroke for the mouth, are typical of Horaku.
Kyoto, circa 1820
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Ebony pipe holder in the form of a beanpod
The otoshi-zutsu type case hollowed out from the ebony leaving a very thin skin of wood, naturalistically carved with a stem and leaves at the top, much of the length… Read More