Netsuke in the form of Raiden, the god of thunder

On display

Details

  • Title

    Netsuke in the form of Raiden, the god of thunder

  • Artist/maker

    Kanō Tomokazu (c. 1770 - 1840) (carver)
  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    1800 - 1830
  • Material and technique

    wood, with carved decoration

  • Material index

    wood
  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    3.5 x 3.3 x 3.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 37 | Japan 1600 - 1850
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.1721

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Glossary of terms

netsuke

Further reading

Impey, Oliver, Japanese Netsuke in Oxford: From the Ashmolean Museum, Pitt Rivers Museum, and the Museum of the History of Science (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1987), no. 35 on p. 28, illus. p. 28

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