Ivory netsuke, in the form of a mother breast feeding a child, unsigned, Japanese, 18th or 19th century
Netsuke are toggle-like ornaments. They hang objects such as medicine boxes or tobacco pouches from the sash of the kimono, the traditional form of Japanese dress. This example is carved from ivory and shows a mother breastfeeding a child.
- Asian Medicine
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overall weight: x x , , .01kg
- netsuke child care (feeding), costume (personal accessories) and breast feeding, child care (feeding), costume (personal accessories) and netsuke
- visual and verbal communication
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