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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7806
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Alternate number:
1-35 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: large basket apparently filled with clamshells. Small man stands on stool, peering into basket.
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Maker or artist:
Tomochika
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
Loans:
S1970-1971 #60: Decorative Arts Department (UC Berkeley) (December 7, 1970–December 11, 1970)
Legacy documentation: