Netsuke in form of skeleton with toad or frog

Made:
Japan
maker:
Unknown

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Ivory netsuke, in the form of a skeleton with a toad or frog, signed, Japanese

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A641305
Materials:
complete, ivory
type:
netsuke, anatomy (specimens), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), anatomy (specimens), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), frogs, netsuke, skeletons, toads
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Mary
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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