Netsuke in the form of Sennin, a Daoist immortal

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  • Title

    Netsuke in the form of Sennin, a Daoist immortal

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    mid-18th century
  • Material and technique

    ivory, with carved decoration, and stained with pigment

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    11.1 x 3.1 x 2.7 cm max. (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by C. W. Christie Miller, 1959.

  • Museum location

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

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1959.81

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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. 7 on p. 14, illus. p. 14

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