Netsuke and Inro from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Fly Netsuke, V&A Museum, London.

Netsuke in the form of a fly, V&A Museum, London.

Netsuke in the form of a skull, V&A Museum, London

Netsuke in the form of a skull, V&A Museum,

Inro depicting sillouettes, V&A Museum, London

Inro depicting sillouettes, V&A Museum, London

Original link: http://www.vandaimages.com/results.asp?cat1=Inro+and+Netsuke&X8=7-19

What are Netsuke?: http://www.vam.ac.uk/images/image/29503-popup.html

What are Inro?: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/asia/asia_features/japan/japanese_art_design/japanese_craft/inro/index.html

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One response to “Netsuke and Inro from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

  1. Jeanne

    Actually, that fly is a cicada. ^_^ Beautiful insects and very indicative of summer in Japan as well as here in Louisiana. I would so love a netsuke like that and the skull both!

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