Netsuke in the shape of a man struggling with an octopus

Details

  • Title

    Netsuke in the shape of a man struggling with an octopus

  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    1818 - 1900
  • Material and technique

    wood with carved decoration

  • Material index

    wood
  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    3.1 x 3.4 x 2.4 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1956.3221

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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. 34 on p. 27, illus. p. 27

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