Comical Lion Tiger Walrus Ivory Netsuke - Chinese Carving


Dive into the whimsical world with our unique walrus ivory netsuke, featuring an odd, thin, curved carving of a comical lion tiger. This distinctive piece likely hails from Chinese craftsmanship, showcasing the lighter side of traditional art with its playful depiction. The precision of the carving brings this amusing character to life, while the untouched, sharp holes indicate its pristine condition, never having been used as intended. Measuring 8" L x 0.5" W x 0.3" H and marked with item code 882657, this netsuke is a testament to the intricate skill and humor found in historical carvings.


  • Material: Walrus Ivory
  • Design: Comical Lion Tiger
  • Origin: Likely a Chinese Carving
  • Condition: Sharp, Unused Holes
  • Dimensions: 8" L x 0.5" W x 0.3" H
  • Item Code: 882657
  • Ethical Note: Responsibly acquired pre-1960s, dedicated to elephant preservation