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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):Ranseki
Culture:Japanese
Title:Badger with lotus leaf hat
Date Made:19th century
Type:Netsuke
Materials:Ivory; carved with pigment
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Overall: 1 9/16 in x 7/16 in x 1 3/16 in; 4 cm x 1.1 cm x 3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscriptions?
Accession Number:  MH 1986.30.66
Credit Line:William Richter Collection, Gift of Margaret Ruth Richter (Class of 1939)
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Description:
Japanese netsuke. A sitting badger wearing a lotus leaf as hat and holding a package on the ground.

Tags:
animals

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