Netsuke in form of seated cross-legged man

Made:
1801-1900 in Japan
maker:
Gyokkei

Wooden netsuke, in the form of a man, seated cross legged and with his mouth open in pain whilst holding a sharp implement to his chest, signed Gyokkei, Japanese, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A48684
Materials:
complete, ivory, wood
type:
netsuke costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), male, netsuke
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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