Netsuke in the form of a chestnut

On display

Details

  • Title

    Netsuke in the form of a chestnut

  • Artist/maker

    probably Yamada Masanao (1848 - 1922) (carver)
  • Associated place

    Japan (place of creation)
  • Date

    1880 - 1908
  • Material and technique

    wood, with carved decoration

  • Material index

    wood
  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    4.2 x 4 x 2.4 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.

    EA1956.3277

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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. 40 on p. 31, illus. p. 31

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