Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown maker from Japan
  • figure, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory
  • Object Height: 89 mm
    Object Height: 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Warren H. Cole
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0217

Carving of man kneeling with wine gourd and bowl. The figure has a mustache and goatee. There is red coloring on the nose and mouth. The figure has penulous ears.