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Chin-nan Sennin

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Signed

Signed: Rokujûnisai Toyomasa(Toyomasa, aged sixty-two), with a Kao

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1834

Object Place

Tamba, Japan

Catalogue Raisonné

21

Dimensions

1.8 x 4 x 5 cm (11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.23630

Medium or Technique

Stained boxwood and horn

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Netsuke