Netsuke. Standing figure of thin and haggard sennin (immortal); ribs standing out below his wispy beard. Made of ivory.
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 11.1 centimetres
Smith et al 1990
There are numerous 'sennin', immortals from Chinese legend, rarely distinguishable from each other unless displaying a recognisable attribute.
28 February 2006
Reason for treatment
remove mould. Assess object for further work. Advise on storage.
The object has suffered from being stored in an high RH% environment. Many objects in the store have developed mould on the surface. Thia object had visible mould growth on the surface.
This object has been cleaned with a vacuum and a soft brush. The object has been assessed for further necessary work.
- Associated Title: Soken kisho (1781)
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Object reference number: JCR5867
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