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

Object Type

Personal Gear

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