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ETHNOGRAPHY : ASIA

Object Name

Statue

Maker

Toshimasa (Primary maker)
Toshimasa (artist)

Description

Japanese ivory statuette of man carrying baskets by Toshimasa. Toshimasa was a famous netsuke carver but later he carved bigger pieces for the European market, c1890. The family crest of the basket seller appears on a small pearlshell disc and on the red circles on the baskets. This type of carving is called okinmono.

Materials

ivory

Place Collected

Japan
Japan

Catalogue Number

BELUM.C74.1950

Copyright

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