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Elephant Tusk Vase
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Elephant Tusk Vase

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This vase has been carved to depict a family of monkeys, and wasps.
Provenance Exposition Universelle Internationale, Paris, 1900; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1900, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Seal] Natsume
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1900

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19th century (Meiji)
carved ivory tusk in sunken and low relief and slightly stained
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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