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Netsuke in the form of a hare and biwa (loquats)

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Okatori 岡隹

Provenance

Part of the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection which was deposited at the Museum in 1890 and formally given following his death.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.180b

Medium or Technique

Carved and stained ivory; eyes inlaid in dark horn

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro