Netsuke in form of blind man

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Wood netsuke, in the form of a blind man using a back scratcher, Japanese, 1701-1900

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A641097
Materials:
complete, wood (unidentified)
type:
netsuke costume (personal accessories), therapeutics (general), back scratching, costume (personal accessories), netsuke
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining

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