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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7579
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090007579
Alternate number:
3-174 (original number), 4-321 (original number), and 5-300 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: blind boy kneeling with small black and white dog. The boy's clothes yellow with green bag. by Kenya (potter).
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Maker or artist:
Kenya (Japanese potter)
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Collection date:
before 1940
Materials:
Porcelain (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
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. Made by man.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
height 4.6 centimeters
Legacy documentation: