Manjū netsuke depicting Katō Kiyomasa slaying a tiger

The warrior Katō Kiyomasa killing a tiger in Korea while on active service for the great warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who aimed to conquer China via Korea in 1592.

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Manjū

netsuke

Further reading

Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 98 on p. 242, illus. p. 243

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