Tonkotsu decorated with carved frogs

Made:
1880-1915 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Tonkatsu, wood carved in form of a chestnut with two ivory frogs partially inlaid one on each side, detachable lid on cord with ivory ojime, Japanese, 1885-1915

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A68104
Materials:
complete, cord, ivory, wood
Measurements:
ojime: 13 mm,
including ojime on cord: 135 mm
type:
tonkotsu
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • tobacco container
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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