From: Japan | Yokohama

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Netsuke
Object Number 21087B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan | Yokohama
Period Edo Period (uncertain) | Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Wood
Iconography Monkey | Eggshell | Dragon
Inscription Language Japanese Language

Netsuke for medicine box (inro). This wooden netsuke is in the shape of a of winged demon known as a tengu, a mythical animal, breaking out from an egg-shell. Signature: Masayuki.

Credit Line Gift of Miss Livingston, 1898

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