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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-7670
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090007670
Alternate number:
3-212 (original number), 4-372 (original number), and 5-349 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2384
Object count:
2
Description:
Netsuke: Kagami-buta form. cat dancing. Holds staff, wears cloth on head.
Donor:
Estate of Geraldine C. and Kernan Robson
Collection place:
Japan
Collector:
Geraldine C. Robson
Materials:
Ivory (material) and Metal
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:
height 4.4 centimeters
Legacy documentation: