Netsuke in form of skull

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

Ivory netsuke, in the form of a skull, with lower jaw absent, Japanese, 1701-1900

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A641242
Materials:
complete and ivory
type:
netsuke and costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), netsuke and skull
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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