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Netsuke, F2012.78

Physical Description

Lidded netsuke - kagamibuta. Circular ivory case with fitted metal (bronze) disc. Disc has two figures - one a grotesque male holding a long whip-like piece of fabric, the other is partly obscured and possibly female. Cracked across base. Perforated in base with red wool cord threaded through. Unsigned.


Value assigned by British National Trust with D82.2363: £60


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 47 x 46 x 14mm

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