Netsuke in form of blind man playing instrument

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan

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Stag's horn netsuke, in the form of a blind man playing a musical intrument unsigned, Japanese, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A641219
Materials:
complete and horn
type:
netsuke costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (general), male and netsuke
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining