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netsuke

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    F.351

  • Description

    Netsuke. Demon mask. Made of stag antler.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • Late 19th century
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 4.4 centimetres
    • Width: 4 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    The netsuke employs carefully carved ornamental cloud scrolls to create the demon's face. Although the netsuke is unsigned, it can be attributed to the carver Ozaki Kokusai (1835-1894) on account of the eccentric design. (NT 2015)

  • Bibliography

    • Barker & Smith 1976 151 bibliographic details
    • Tsuchiya 2014 pp.102-103 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G92/dc1

  • Exhibition history

    2013 - , BM Japanese Galleries, ‘Japan from Prehistory to the Present’

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1897

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    F.351

Netsuke. Mask of demon. Made of ivory.

Netsuke. Mask of demon. Made of ivory.

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