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Bamboo Section with Ants and a Worm
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Bamboo Section with Ants and a Worm


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A bamboo section with ants in lacquer and a worm in ivory inlay. Inlaid pearl tablet with inscription.
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] Soichi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid-late 19th century (Meiji)
Medium
bamboo with lacquer and ivory inlay
(Wood)
Accession Number
61.227
Measurements
1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)

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