Manjū netsuke depicting the Earth Spider in a web

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Details

  • Title

    Manjū netsuke depicting the Earth Spider in a web

  • Artist/maker

    Munetoshi (active 2nd half of the 19th century)
  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 19th century
  • Material and technique

    ivory, with carved decoration, and stained with pigment

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.8 cm (height)
    4.9 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dr Monica Barnett, 2001.

  • Museum location

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

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA2001.105

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Glossary of terms

Manjū

netsuke

Further reading

Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 74 on p. 184, illus. p. 185

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