An ivory manju netsuke engraved with a map of Japan By Ichimuken Nanka, Izumi Province, 19th century

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An ivory manju netsuke engraved with a map of Japan
By Ichimuken Nanka, Izumi Province, 19th century

Sold for £ 1,500 (US$ 1,878) inc. premium
An ivory manju netsuke engraved with a map of Japan
By Ichimuken Nanka, Izumi Province, 19th century
Signed Ichimuken Nanka koku.
4.7cm (1 7/8in) diam.

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  • 象牙彫饅頭根付 日本地図 と東海道宿場町名 銘「一夢軒南柯刻」 19世紀

    Published: Katchen, N7, vol.2, p.203, no.K835.

    Delicately engraved on the face with the map of feudal Japan with the names of the provinces and titled Nansen Bushu Dai Nippon koku shoshin no zu (Authentic Map of Great Japan in the Realm of the Buddha). The reverse with the list of the start and finish points and 53 stations on the Tokaido Road (Tokaido gojusan tsugi), showing the distance between the stations.
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An ivory manju netsuke engraved with a map of Japan By Ichimuken Nanka, Izumi Province, 19th century
An ivory manju netsuke engraved with a map of Japan By Ichimuken Nanka, Izumi Province, 19th century
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