A hand carved ivory resin Japanese netsuke multi coloured sitting Buddha, the figure measures 10cm high. It bears a two character chinese signature to the bottom. There are no cracks or breaks on the Buddah. This is a heavy piece .The Buddha (also known as Siddhattha Gotama or Siddhārtha Gautama) was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who lived in ancient India (c. 5th to 4th century BCE). He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism.