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Octopus Grasping a Piece of Coral
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Octopus Grasping a Piece of Coral


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A silver octopus on top grasping a piece of coral with all tentacles. Loop on a swivel.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/29/1979Examinationexamined 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 none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
18th-19th century (Edo; Meiji)
Medium
silver, coral
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1344
Measurements
1 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. (4.7 x 4.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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