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Title

Netsuke in the form of a man with a snail

19th century

Artist

Seiko

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
    2.7 x 5.8 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed base, in Japanese, red ink, incised "Seiko [or Shizutora]". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7159.41
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Seiko

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    Where the work was made

    Japan

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