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Netsuke

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Native NameNetsuke
Object Number:97-122-60
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Ivory
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-122-60 - Old Museum Number
15489 - ANSP Number

Description

Black leather with chain to which ivory netsuke, round with metal disc showing demon partly gilded, is attached. Metal clasp with engraved floral design on interior and serpents in high relief, partly gilded on exterior. "Manju" netsuke is in three pieces.

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