Carved wooden netsuke in form of abalone shell
Carved wooden netsuke in form of abalone shell.
1 carved wood netsuke; top is painted in brown and turquoise with inlay of ivory and mother-of-pearl; 1 5/8" h. x 1 1/8" w. x 1/2" d.
A panel of ivory is mounted on the under side of the lid. It is carved to depict male and female genitalia in coitus.
- Kinsey subjects
Covert in art.