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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7514a,b
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
9-7514
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
2
Description:
a) netsuke: man on raft. Holds raft pole with right hand. b) wooden base.
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Materials:
Ivory (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.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
Overall:— length 2.6 centimeters
Comment:
Made by men.
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