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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7586
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090007586
Alternate number:
4-20 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: man carrying water jug, seated on toad. Base of the netsuke is a seal. [handwritten editing on card replaces "netsuke" with "seal" and crossed out "of the netsuke".
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Collection date:
before 1940
Materials:
Bamboo (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 7.1 Writing and Records (including religious texts)
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
[text crossed out on card] 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 4.6 centimeters
Legacy documentation: