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Netsuke

Description

Ivory netsuke in the shape of a wood carver, working on a plank of wood. The man is in motion; he has already smoothed the board several times and the remnants can be seen on the board and on the ground. He wears a headband and is dressed in Japanese traditional clothes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
Netsuke
netsukes
Dimensions
1 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2666
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222622

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