Origin of netsuke
Examples from the Web for netsuke
The netsuke has, of course, no place in this form of the tabako-ire.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2|Elizabeth Bisland
In order to suspend this from the girdle there was employed a kind of button or toggle—the netsuke.
The netsuke and the pipe, with all that pertained to it, were for the commoners what the sword-hilt and guard were for the gentry.