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Netsuke

Netsuke

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-1825 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved and stained wood and ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    A.931-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The wooden netsuke is in the form of a grimacing and seated monkey holding its young; it also reveals a prominent set of teeth in ivory. The himotoshi are provided by natural parts of the body.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1775-1825 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Carved and stained wood and ivory

Dimensions

Height: 1 1/2 in

Descriptive line

Woo, Japan, dress accessories, wood

Materials

Wood; Ivory

Techniques

Carving; Staining

Subjects depicted

Monkeys (animals)

Collection

East Asia Collection

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