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Title

Figure of a boy with a bamboo box (okimono)

19th century

Artist

Dôsai

Japan

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved ivory
    Dimensions
    5.3 x 9.1 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed base [boy's knee], in Japanese [incised] "Dôsai ". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7159.10
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Dôsai

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan