Netsuke. Kan U (Guan Yu). Made of ivory.
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 9.3 centimetres
Smith et al 1990
Kan'u was a Chinese general whose exploits are feted in the classic 'Romance of Three Kingdoms' and who came to be regarded as the God of War.
20 February 2006
Reason for treatment
Remove visible mould. Assess object for further work and advise on re-strorage.
The object has suffered from being stored in an high RH% environment. Many objects in the store have developed mould on the surface. this 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: JCR2472
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