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“Netsuke of Snail” is the tile of this wooden object in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. It is dated 19th century and originates from Japan [1].

MMA_91_1_1024_O1

MMA_91_1_1024_O2

MMA_91_1_1024_O3

The snail is realistically carved, and is modelled after a sinistral specimen. The views available does not allow me further identification.

Note:
[1] MMA, inv. 91.1.1024. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/59727.

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