Tonkotsu with dragon netsuke

Made:
1880-1915 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

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Wooden tonkatsu, detachable lid linked and originally secured to box by green cord and ojime, with dragon netsuke, Japanese, 1880-1915

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A35619
Materials:
incomplete, ivory, lead, marble and wood
Measurements:
netsuke: 182 mm 37 mm,
ojime: 18 mm,
tonkotsu: 62 mm 110 mm,
type:
tonkotsu
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • tobacco container
credit:
Glendining