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Ivory Netsuke of the Lunar Hare

Standing in a coat engraved with the moon and clouds, brandishing a pestle over a mortar in readiness to pound rice for mochi. The fur of the rabbit is less stained than other parts of the netsuke, giving the impression of it being white. The eyes are inlays of coral
Signed. Circa 1880
Height: 4.2 cm
MR4045

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