Netsuke in the form of a hare and biwa (loquats)

印籠、根付、緒締 印籠銘:梶川文龍斎 (花押) 根付銘:岡佳 緒締銘:(花押)

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Okatori (Japanese)


Object Place: Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.180b

Medium or Technique

Carved and stained ivory; eyes inlaid in dark horn

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Okatori

岡隹

Provenance

Part of the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection which was deposited at the Museum in 1890 and formally given following his death.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection