The netsuke carved from pure mammoth tusk ivory has been intricately carved and displays a Oriental warrior with his young son, perched on his leg. The warrior is sitting in the traditional style wearing an embroidered robe with fine details etched into it in symmetry. The luster of milky ivory is highlighted with dull brown, bringing out the carvings with ease.
See the tiny details exemplified so creatively by the artist. Notice the miniscule details on the warrior