The Minogame is a mythological Japanese turtle. According to legend this turtle can live for 1,000 years and is invariably depicted with a extended tail of seaweed having grown over its long lifetime. The Minogame is a traditional symbol of longevity.
This set of Minogame turtle menuki is well carved in brass. Nice design and composition.
Price: $350 (Plus shipping, insurance and Paypal fees)