UH30154 Japanese netsuke crafted from a section of Umimatsu (Sea Pine) a type of black coral, harvested from one trunk segment with a detailed relief carving of a cicada (semi), a Buddhist symbol of rebirth and a popular emblem of summer, himotoshi on the backside, highly polished overall. Excellent condition. 2" x 1-1/2" x 1". Late 19th Century.

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