Netsuke in form of skull and snake

Made:
1701-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

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Ivory netsuke, in the form of a skull with a snake threaded through it, Japanese, 1701-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A641251
Materials:
complete and ivory
type:
netsuke, costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (japanese), netsuke, skull and snakes
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Glendining