Tonkotsu with ojime and frog netsuke

Made:
1700-1850 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Carved wood tonkatsu, inlaid lotus leaf, snail and lotus flower on side, detachable lid with inlaid lotus leaf and frog, on cord, elliptical ojime, carved wood frog netsuke, Japanese, 1700-1850 auction sale label stuck inside box reads: "A tobacco pouch, carved in wood, enriched with jade and faience decorated with lotus flower and frog - 17th century in the Ritsuo style"

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A35655
Materials:
complete, ivory, jade, metal, porcelain and wood
Measurements:
tonkotsu: 61 mm x 75 mm x 50 mm,
netsuke: 29 mm 34 mm,
ojime: 16 mm,
overall, cord extended: 190 mm
type:
tonkotsu
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • tobacco container
credit:
Glendining

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