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This netsuke shows a fox wearing a dress and a cloak. According to ancient Japanese beliefs, the fox is a magical creature that is able to transform itself into a human figure. Bequeathed by Miss Edith Taylor in 1959

Fine Japanese carved ivory figure, of a woodsman , with large rolls of sticks on his back standing holding a long axe beside him stands a small boy holding a hare and a gourd, on a shaped naturalistic plinth, signed on inset red tablet. Height : 8.86 in