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Netsuke: katabori. Toolmaker. Unknown maker, Japan. Mitsutami, Edo Period (1603-1868), Japan. Seated figure of a toolmaker with a smiley, wrinkled face, sharpening the teeth of a saw which he steadies with one foot. Himotoshi on the underside of his leg alongside the mark. Boxwood, carved and stained, height, whole, 2.4 cm, width, whole, 3.7 cm, circa 1800-1868. Edo Period (1615-1868).