Netsuke in form of man carrying mushroom

Made:
Japan
maker:
Unknown

Wooden netsuke, in the form of a man carrying a mushroom which is probably a phallic symbol, Japanese

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A641116
Materials:
incomplete, wood
type:
netsuke, costume (personal accessories), erotica, costume (personal accessories), erotica, mushrooms, netsuke, phallic symbols
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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