AMAZING ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE 12 ZODIAC ANIMAL CARVINGS

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 24, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
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This antique item is made of ivory and was brought into this country legally. In accordance with eBay policies and regulations, we may only ship this item to an address in the United States.

Up for bid is a SIGNED RARE AMAZING ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE which depicts the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac, the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Ram, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Boar (Pig). Underneath the original price sticker is the artist's carved signature.

eBay has new regulations which will forbid the sale of any Ivory items after the first of January 2009, so this will be the last chance for many Ivory collectors to easily find highly collectible and rare Ivory items such as this one. These twelve animals are also used in the Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese Zodiacs (Iin the Vietnamese Zodiac the Cat is substituted for the Rabbit).

Measurements are approximately 1.5 inches by 1 inch by 1 inch. The coin used in the photo for size comparison is a quarter.

Opening bid is $149.00 with No Reserve Pricing!
Willing to make a buy-it-now if t are no bids in place.
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