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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Japanese
Title:Monkey as a sambaso dancer
Date Made:18th or 19th century
Type:Netsuke
Materials:Ivory; carved with pigment
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Overall: 2 1/2 in; 6.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscription.
Accession Number:  MH 1986.30.22
Credit Line:William Richter Collection, Gift of Margaret Ruth Richter (Class of 1939)
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Description:
An ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey dressed up as a Sambaso dancer with a tall hat, a fan in the left hand, a rattle in the right hand, and in a robe with pine tree patterns.

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