Green Glass Netsuke Of A Frog Vintage Late 20th Century.

Jade Trading


This charming unusual green glass Netsuke of a frog is in good vintage condition with no chips or cracks. A Netsuke is a small miniature sculpture used in traditional Japanese culture.  Traditional Japanese robes such as Kimino and Kosode did not have any pockets so small pouches, baskets or boxes were used to carry small personal objects.  These containers were hung by cords from sashes and secured at the top by these small toggles or Netsuke.

Dimensions are: Height 2.2 cm or 0.87 inches, Width 4.3 cm or 1.69 inches, Width 2.5 cm or 0.98 inches.

Weight: 25.9 grams or 16.7 penny weight