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Netsuke of Two Turtles by Ohara Mitsuhiro (Osaka, 1810-1875)

A diminutive turtle stands on the back of its parent, which lies with head withdrawn. The characteristically minute incised and stippled details are enhanced with jet black inking, and the central scute of the carapace is removable, with an eye beneath for cord attachment

Signed: Mitsuhiro with kaō

Length: 6.1 cm

MR2896

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