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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-12506
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
3473 (previous number (Albert Bender’s number)) and 3908 (previous number (Design Dept.))
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: Ivory with light brown stain. Barge loaded with 7 people: a peering captain, 2 helmsman, 1 scholar, 1 woman, 2 male passengers. Boat has low mast with a sail and a bag of cargo. Button has 2 cord holes and a 2-character signature. Fine carving and detail.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Albert M. Bender
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Legacy documentation: