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Netsuke in the form of a rabbit

  • Details

    Associated place
    Asia Japan (place of creation)
    Date
    19th century (1801 - 1900)
    Artist/maker
    Shōmin (active 19th century) (carver)
    Material and technique
    wood, with carved decoration; inlaid eyes, probably made of horn
    Dimensions
    2.5 x 3.9 x 2.7 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    Material index
    organicvegetal wood,
    organicanimal horn
    Technique index
    formed carved,
    Object type index
    No. of items
    1
    Credit line
    Presented by Mrs Anna Biegun, 1996.
    Accession no.
    EA1996.24

Glossary

netsuke

  • netsuke

    The netsuke is a form of toggle that was used to secure personal items suspended on cords from the kimono sash. These items included purses, medicine cases or tobacco paraphernalia.

Location

    • Second floor | Room 37 | Japan

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