Tonkotsu tobacco box with netsuke and ojime

Made:
1880-1915 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

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Carved wooden tonkatsu tobacco box, in two interlocking halves, cord passes through both sections, walnut netsuke and spherical wooden ojime at end, Japanese, 1880-1915

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A35613
Materials:
complete, walnut and wood
Measurements:
tonkotsu: 82 mm x 65 mm x 43 mm,
ojime: 45 mm,
netsuke: 14 mm,
overall, suspended: 245 mm
type:
tonkotsu
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • tobacco container
credit:
Glendining