Knife Sheath


From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 42-30-244B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Meiji
Date Made 1870's-1928
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Ivory | Silk
Technique Carved
Iconography Human Figures | Birds | Flowers

Ivory tusk sheath carved in three registers. The center one with two groups of human figures among trees; the other two with birds and flowers. Red silk cord and tassel.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 90 - Collector Number

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