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A rare tabako-ire in the shape of bear claws and netsuke with eagle claw that holds a glass sphere held by a rope, with turquoise ojime.
This tabako-ire belonged to an Ainu in the northern of Japan on the island of Hokkaido where the native people, the Ainu, lived.
In this extraordinary find there are the symbols of the two animals most revered by this people, the bear that lives free in the tribes and the eagle that was hunted for its feathers.
Edo-Meiji period 19th century
Sizes: 13 x 13 x 2 e netsuke 5,5 x 3 x 2 cm.
Condition report: Good condition
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