This listing is for a very nice hand carved Japanese netsuke in the form of a water buffalo's head with nicely carved details. This is an antique piece with evidence of early tool marks and with patina from years of handling. The netsuke is well formed and is smooth to the touch. The celadon colored jade has brown/russet striations in the stone.
Dimensions: 1 1/2" high, 2 3/8" long and 1 1/8" wide. Weighs 115 grams.
Condition: This lovely netsuke is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws.
We are definitely not experts on Asian antiques or collectibles, so please use your own judgment in determining age. If you have any specific questions we have not addressed above, please email and we will promptly respond.