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Title

Opening a treasure box (okimono)

19th century-20th century


Artist

Homei

Japan


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

19th century-20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

ivory, lacquer, inlaid materials; carving


Dimensions

4.5 x 4.8 cm


Signature & date

Signed base, in Japanese, ink [incised] "Homei [or Yasuaki]" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7159.50


Artist information

Homei

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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