Netsuke in form of skull with skeleton

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Horn netsuke, in the form of a skull with skeleton climbing over the top, signed, Japanese, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A641328
Materials:
complete, horn
type:
netsuke, anatomy (specimens), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), anatomy (specimens), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), netsuke, skeletons, skull, teeth
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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