Ebony netsuke depicting 2 rats on Daikoku's hammer - Japan - early 20th century
Refined quality with an unique choice of material that creates a two-tone object.
The use of ebony was very rare due to the difficulty in finding the material, which originates from the continent.
Measurements: 4 x 3 cm.
In good overall condition, with signs of wear consistent with its age. Traces of antique polychrome.
Japanese artefact from the Meiji period.