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Title

Netsuke in the form of a man fighting demons

19th century

Artist

Tomomasa

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
    7.1 x 4.6 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed base, in Japanese, ink, incised "Tomomasa koku [carved by Tomomasa]". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7159.19
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Tomomasa

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Japan Supernatural, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Nov 2019–08 Mar 2020

  • Provenance

    Albert Henry Nathan, pre 1940, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, bequeathed to the Art Gallery of New South Wales 1941.