Hearst Museum Portal

Netsuke

Museum number:
9-5717
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090005717
Alternate number:
170 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.374
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory netsuke; dragon boat with 2 men; one drinking saki, one playing a musical instrument Shoki, the demon-queller, and attendant demon riding in dragon boat.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Edo period (1603-1868)
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
1909
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
18th-19th century
Accession date:
1909
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 6.35 centimeters
Images:
Legacy documentation: