Netsuke of seated man grinding with mortar and pestle

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown
Various japanese netsuke. Netsuke are toggle-like ornaments. They hang objects such as medicine boxes or tobacco Various japanese netsuke. Netsuke are toggle-like ornaments. They hang objects such as medicine boxes or tobacco

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Various japanese netsuke. Netsuke are toggle-like ornaments. They hang objects such as medicine boxes or tobacco
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Various japanese netsuke. Netsuke are toggle-like ornaments. They hang objects such as medicine boxes or tobacco
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wooden netsuke in the form of a seated man grinding with a mortar and pestle, Japanese, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A641200
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
netsuke costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), grinding, male, mortars and pestles and netsuke
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining