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Tobacco Pouch

Tobacco Case

Netsuke

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Native NameNetsuke
Object Number:97-122-59
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Leather
Ivory
Metal
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-122-59 - Old Museum Number
15488 - ANSP Number

Description

Brown leather with chain attachment. Metal clasp, the inner piece having two figures and flowers engraved, the outer piece shows five figures in high relief partly gilded. Ivory netsuke, rough with metal disc showing veiled woman in relief.

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