Ivory model of a human skull

Made:
1701-1900
Ivory model of a human skull

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Ivory model of a human skull
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Ivory model of a human skull, with a snake coiled around the top, possibly a netsuke, Japanese, 18th or 19th century

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A39571
Materials:
ivory
Measurements:
overall: 55 mm x 42 mm x 53 mm, .076 kg
type:
netsuke and skull
credit:
Glendining