Ivory Cicada Netsuke


Dive into the elegance of natural artistry with our circa 1950 ivory netsuke, featuring a meticulously carved cicada that boasts an unparalleled level of detail. This exquisite piece encapsulates the beauty and serenity of nature, transformed into a timeless artifact by the hands of a master carver. The cicada, a symbol of rebirth and immortality in many cultures, is brought to life in ivory, offering a tangible connection to the cycles of nature and the enduring allure of vintage ivory art. Each curve, line, and texture on this netsuke speaks volumes of the skill involved in its creation, making it a remarkable addition to any collection. Immerse yourself in the profound beauty and intricate artistry of this vintage ivory carving, and let it inspire a deeper appreciation for the natural world and the craftsmanship that honors it.


  • Material: Ivory
  • Subject: Cicada
  • Era: Circa 1950
  • Technique: Meticulous Carving
  • Dimensions: [Insert Dimensions]
  • Condition: Exquisitely Preserved, Detailed Carving
  • Cultural Significance: Symbol of Rebirth and Immortality
  • Item Code: 882649

Note on Ivory:

As a socially responsible entity, we are deeply committed to the ethical sourcing and selling of our ivory pieces. Our collection, including this remarkable cicada netsuke, comprises items acquired on or before the 1960s, well before the global recognition of the dire consequences of elephant hunting on wildlife populations. By choosing this piece, you not only celebrate the artistic heritage of ivory carving but also support our mission to honor the elephants and promote the education of antique art's historical and cultural importance for future generations