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Netsuke in the form of a seated courtesan

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 x 2.3 x 3.4 cm (1 7/8 x 7/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.232b

Medium or Technique

Carved and stained boxwood with details in ivory (partly colored)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro