Tonkotsu decorated with carved sparrows

Made:
1800-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

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Wood tonkatsu, delicately carved all round with sparrows amongst bamboo trees, detachable lid, gathered by cord at either side of box, Japanese, 1800-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A35654
Materials:
complete, cotton and wood
type:
tonkotsu
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • tobacco container
credit:
Glendining