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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-4811
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090004811
Alternate number:
1528 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.374
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: ivory, clam or cockle-shell (double) with man on top on all fours. Fisherman climbing on giant clam. Height: 3.5 cm; width/breadth: 5 cm; depth: 4.5 cm.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Maker or artist:
Shōichi
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Inscription:
signed "Shoichi" Fide Prof. Cahill, 1967.
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1909
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 5 centimeters, height 3.5 centimeters, and depth 4.5 centimeters
Comment:
signed 正 (Shōichi) Fide Prof. Cahill, 1967.
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