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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-12531a,b
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Alternate number:
3929a,b (previous number (Design Dept.)) and 3929 (previous number (Design Dept.))
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
2
Description:
Carving, cabinet pcs. pair: Possibly an ojime and netsuke set. Two carved ivory figures (a) woman bathing at bucket; seated, washing face w/ right hand and holding bucket w/ left. Hair is represented by incised lines and painted black. Black on top has worn off. Red on lips. Bottom of bucket is separate, attached piece. (b) is of small boy, also seated before bucket holding wash cloth up w/ right hand, holding cup in other, and looking to one side. Red on lips and cloth. Black on bucket. Bucket has been attached. H. (a) 3.4 cm., (b) 2.6cm.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Albert M. Bender
Collection date:
1974
Materials:
Ivory (material) and Paint (coating)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1974
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
(b)— height 2.6 centimeters and (a)— height 3.4 centimeters
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