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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7914
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090007914
Alternate number:
4-293 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
1
Description:
netsuke: Oni in agony; grasps back of head with one hand, leg with other. three dots are inlaid on his bare back. 3.3 cm.
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Meiji era (1868-1912)
Maker or artist:
Kokei
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Collection date:
before 1940
Materials:
Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
1868-1940
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 3.3 centimeters
Legacy documentation: