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Smoking Set with Masks
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Smoking Set with Masks


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The masks on the tobacco pouch and the netsuke represent those seen at the No Theater. The netsuke is by Tadatsugu.
Exhibitions
  • Netsuke: Miniature Sculpture of Japan. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Tadatsugu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
18th-19th century (Edo-Meiji)
Medium
embossed leather, lacquer, wood, sperm whale tooth, silver, gold-copper (shakudo), bamboo
(Leather)
Accession Number
73.81
Measurements
4 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (10.48 x 13.97 cm); case: 8 7/8 in. (22.54 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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