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Netsuke in the form of a man struggling with an octopus

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 3.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5889b

Medium or Technique

Ivory, with staining

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro