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Ojime in the form of a crouching hare

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Signed

Signed with a kao (花押)

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

Inro: 3 5/16in. (8.5cm); Netsuke:2 13/16in (7.1cm)

Accession Number

27.180c

Medium or Technique

Carved and stained ivory; eyes inlaid in coral

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro