Netsuke in the form of a man struggling with an octopus

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 3.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.5889b

Medium or Technique

Ivory, with staining

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro

Signed

Unsigned

無銘

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection