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Title

Netsuke in the form of a man with a tortoise

19th century

Artist

Shûzan

Japan

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved ivory, stained
    Dimensions
    3.0 x 3.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed base, in Japanese, ink, incised "Shûzan [in a form of oval seal]". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7159.43
    Artist information
    Shûzan

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan