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Sumo wrestler. Family jewels are on display.
Answered Tuesday 4 October 2011 |
Any idea of country of origin and or value if any.Looks like a Sumo wrestler.Clothing is like small tiles placed together. Height 3.5 in.
Definately Asian. Also have a female dressed similar lying on her
stomach with a finger pointed upwards.
probably Japanese usually these netsuke ( a kind of toogle afixed to the Kimono) are made of ivory, I would need a more detailed photograph, but this look like a later composite copy of the type of togle used in the Meiji period, the market is awash with copies but really need to see a more detailed image, usually they are signed. They can sell for many thousands but this type is worth very little I suspect