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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-18841
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090018841
Alternate number:
53 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4571
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke; "Daruma and treasures in winnowing basket;" rectangular, with four ridge lines as on a roof on one side; head of a man in low relief, cloak held up to chin; eyes and mouth painted; "curtain" with incised objects to his left; L 4.0 cm X W 3.6 cm
Donor:
Dorothy Campbell Tompkins
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Dorothy Campbell Tompkins and John Barr Tompkins
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Person depicted:
Bodhidharma
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Context of use:
A toggle or device attached to the end of a cord or rope to keep it from slipping; cord thrust under the sash of a kimono to support purse pouch, box, or basket (in absence of pockets).
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 4 centimeters and width 3.6 centimeters
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