Netsuke

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

GUSN

GUSN-222622

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

Descriptive Terms

netsukes
ivory (tooth component)
Netsuke

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2666