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Lion with Ball
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Lion with Ball


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A "sukashibori" carved walrus tusk "ryusa manju netsuke" with a "shishi" lion and peonies on the obverse and two dragons with a pearl.
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 none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
18th-19th century (Edo; Meiji)
Medium
walrus tusk
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.1034
Measurements
1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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