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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-20366
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090020366
Alternate number:
36 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4379
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke, ivory; recumbent shi shi, with defined fur markings; signature on bottom; L 4.4 cm X W 2.3 cm
Donor:
Estate of Dudley Trudgett
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan unspecified
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Dudley Trudgett
Collection date:
early 1950s
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Inscription:
signature on bottom
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Context of use:
Toggle attached to end of cord, thrust through sash of kimono for support of purse, pouch, or lacquer box
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 4.4 centimeters and width 2.3 centimeters
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