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Ojime bead
  • Japan
  • Ojime bead, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory
  • Gift of James F. Ranson
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0140

Ojime bead, spherical. One man lifts a disk while his tiger looks on. One reclines near a dragon. One stands by a pine tree.