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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-12459
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090012459
Alternate number:
3534 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke in the shape of a brown wooden bottle. Snail in ivory peers into the hole. Ivory name plaque mounted in bottom of bottle and two holes on side opposite snail make hanging loop.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan; attributed
Collector:
Bertha Taussig and Hugo Taussig
Collection date:
before 1974
Materials:
Ivory (material) and Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 5.08 centimeters
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