Netsuke of Human Figures - Blind Massuer Massaging Patient, by Min-ko, Japan, Late 18th/Early 19th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 34083|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||Late 18th/Early 19th Century|
|Place Created:|| Japan Asia
|Brief Description:||Wooden netsuke with unequal cord holes in different planes. The lower cord hole is pear-shaped.|
A Blind Amma massaging the left arm of a patient whose mouth is screwed up with pain. The blind man has a cyst above the left eye.
This netsuke is very smooth and polished in the exposed parts and very rough and unfinished in the unexposed parts.
Signed and with Kakehan of Tsu-han Min-ko.
|Provenance:||Presented by A. E. Gunther.
Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke.
Bought from F. Meinertzhagen 15/4/24.|
|Collection Group:||Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke|