VINTAGE IVORY NETSUKE, JAPAN, OLD COUPLE

These two figures come from the estate of a War World II veteran and were collected during his stationing in occupied Japan. I do not know the exact age of these pieces. Each figure is carved from a single piece of genuine ivory tusk. The figures are 3" inches high. You are bidding on both figures together.

This is a FINELY CARVED depiction of an old couple. The man holds a turtle in one hand and a rake in the other. The woman holds a broom. T is fine detail with delicate scrimshaw enhancements and good facial features.

It is artist SIGNED on the bottom of the male figure with Japanese characters.

Condition: The man is in excellent condition but the woman's foot is broken (see photo).

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PAYMENT POLICIES: Payment is expected to be sent within 5 days of auction close. Payment by Paypal: I will ship immediately (next business day). Payment by check: allow time for check to reach me, plus time for check to clear (usually total of 7-10 days). I will ship the next day after payment has cleared.

SHIPPING: I ship via the United States Postal Service Priority Mail, with tracking. Items over $25.00 will be insured, at my expense.

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