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The Loyal Yojo Avenges His Master's Death
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The Loyal Yojo Avenges His Master's Death


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This is a polychrome and gilt carved wood netsuke of Yojo avenging his master's death by stabbing a robe.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/07/1979Examinationexamined for condition
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] Shuko
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st half 19th century (Edo)
Medium
wood with paint and gilding
(Wood)
Accession Number
61.253
Measurements
H: 1 5/16 × W: 1 7/16 × D: 1 in. (3.4 × 3.7 × 2.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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