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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7471
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090007471
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
1
Description:
carving: man and woman carrying palanquin with man inside, fish and fan on top. Doors of palanquin slide open and shut.
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Collection date:
before 1940
Materials:
Gold (metal) and Ivory (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
Toggle to be attached to the end of a cord and thrust through the sash of a kimono for the support of a purse, pouch or lacquer box.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
height 3.2 centimeters
Comment:
donor base/stand marked with catalog number LW 2015-10-29
Legacy documentation: