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Vintage Japanese Figure Carved from Whale Tooth
Whale tooth with finely engraved detail, carved by a Japanese artisan likely between 1875 and 1900. Robed figure is holding an apple-like fruit and satchel. Great mellow color. Age cracks, a very small chip to the bottom, and another chip to the hat. Sits on a period wooden base. Overall height 5 inches; without base 3-3/8 inches.
INVENTORY #5097   

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