Modeled after a traditional netsuke - a small Japanese figurine usually tied to the sash of a kimono - our Turtle Netsuke makes a wonderful game piece, addition to a fairy or gnome garden, or little friend to keep you company on your desk. It also makes a great party favor, stocking stuffer, token of appreciation, or surprise for anyone who loves turtles.
Turtles represent self-containment, creative source, earthiness, being grounded, longevity, protection, shelter, and a steady approach to life. In dreams they are interpreted as patience, wisdom, or hiding something essential.
Like all Danforth netsukes, the Turtle is handcrafted in our Middlebury workshop from solid pewter. Some netsukes are also available in select sets of three. Collect them all!
Dimensions & Specifications
Because we craft each netsuke by hand, all dimensions are approximate. Subtle variations are natural.
- Measures 1/2 inches tall, 1 1/4 inches long, and 3/4 inches wide