Netsuke in form of human skeleton

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Ivory carving, possibly a netsuke, in the form of a human skeleton with its hands resting on an octopus, Japanese, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A129820
Materials:
complete, ivory
type:
netsuke
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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