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Sheels and turtle flat netsuke
Flat ivory netsuke of five shells, one with a turtle sheltering inside. There are three clams, an abalone and a scallop.
Japan – Edo period (1603-1868), 19th century
Height 0.3 in (0.8 cm) – length 2.4 in (6 cm) – width 1.3 in (3.3 cm)