Netsuke, Japanese Kimono Accessary for Obi - Cat & Hannya ,Suu Brand
≪What is "NETSUKE"?≫ It is a Japanese accessory, a strap-like ornament that is inserted and clipped to the flat plate side of a kimono sash and hung from it. Originally a practical item to hold wallets and small purses so that they would not fall off. You can enjoy this item as an Japanese accessory.
・For a small patterned obi or a plain obi ・For casual occasions such as yukata obi and Nagoya obi ・To express the season or match the kimono pattern
It will sway around your obi and become a cute accent.
≪DETAIL≫ This cat NETSUKE is from an ukiyoe woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi. The combination of cats playing with each other is transformed into Hannya* in the shadow picture that floats on the shoji paper screen. The fun of Ukiyoe is expressed in detail in the netsuke. This netsuke is full of humor. *Hannya:Noh mask of a grinning, horned demoness (represents a woman's rage and jealousy)
≪MATERIALS and QUALITY≫ Pewter (Alloy)
≪SIZE≫ The board part: Width 1.2" Length 2.1" Height 0.04"
The cat part: Width 0.74" Length 1.4" Height 0.15"
The BOX(it's delivered in it.): Width 3.7" Length 3" Height 1.1"
[HANDLE WITH CARE] Since each item is individually painted by craftsmen, the coloring of every item is slightly different. The coloring is also delicate. Please handle with care as the colors may fade due to strong friction or the use of abrasives or solvents. Avoid storing the product in a humid place or in direct sunlight. It may cause discoloration, deformation, or rust. Leaving water or dirt on the surface may cause rust or mildew. Wipe lightly with a soft cloth after use.
[NOTES] *The image is an example of coordination. *The product to be delivered is an NETSUKE only. *The colors in the images are close to the color of the product, but there may be errors depending on the environment of the monitor, etc. Thank you for your understanding.