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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7539
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Alternate number:
1-46 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: long, coiled snake.
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Production place:
Ōsaka Prefecture, Kansai region
Culture or time period:
Edo period (1603-1868)
Maker or artist:
Masatsugu
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Collection date:
before 1940
Materials:
Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
1813-1892
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 2.6 centimeters
Loans:
S1970-1971 #60: Decorative Arts Department (UC Berkeley) (December 7, 1970–December 11, 1970)
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