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Netsuke of the Pillar with a Hole in It at the Todaiji Temple
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Netsuke of the Pillar with a Hole in It at the Todaiji Temple


Description Conservation Exhibitions Inscription Credit
Description A carved ivory netsuke of the pillar with a hole in it at the Todaiji. Inscribed on the reverse below the hole in the pillar.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/29/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Netsuke: Miniature Sculpture of Japan. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
  • Shrunken Treasures: Miniaturization in Books and Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2009.
Inscriptions [Signature] Mitsuhiro
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
1810-1875 (late Edo; Meiji)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.987
Measurements
H: 2 × W: 1 1/8 × D: 3/4 in. (5.1 × 2.8 × 1.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Osaka (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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