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netsuke
  • Japan
  • netsuke, 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory, inlay horn
  • Gift of James F. Ranson
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0124
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Description

Netsuke, seated Hotei figure with arm around small boy. The surface is slightly worn, the boy's pigtail is of inlaid horn.