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Cup (Tortoise Shell?). Shell of small tortoise lacquered red on the inside. Attached by a cord & two connected metal rings is a toad netsuke carved in wood.

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cup (food service); netsuke

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Japan, East Asia, Asia
Date made
Late Edo period

Materials & techniques
tortoiseshell; lacquer; string; metal; wood
bowl: 42 mm x 92 mm x 86 mm; netsuke: 16 mm x 26 mm x 33 mm; ; overall: 42 mm x 206 mm x 86 mm

Record created 2000-01-22 by EOLIVARI
Record last updated 2016-09-17 by XGVIEWS

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