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Writer's Seal with Grazing Deer
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Writer's Seal with Grazing Deer


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A carved ivory netsuke of a writer's seal with grazing deer and a bat incised on the bottom.
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] Mitsuhiro
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo; Meiji)
Medium
ivory, pigment
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.891
Measurements
1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in. (3.4 x 3.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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