Non-Netsuke of Human Skull, by Ho-Kyu-Do Itsu-min, Japan, 19th Century
|Inventory Number:|| 42920|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||19th Century|
|Place Created:|| Japan Asia
|Brief Description:||Wooden non-netsuke with no cord holes.|
A very well-carved human skull. The sutures are well outlined. The foramina are represented. The pterygold plates with the hamular processes are present, as are the styloid processes.
The inferior maxillary bone is attached to the rest of the skull by wirees. The Condyle on the right side has recently been broken off. The teeth are not well differentiated, all being shaped alike. The 2nd premolars on the right side are missing and the 2nd premolars and the first molars on the right side.
The facial angle amounts to almots a right angle. The cephalic index amounts to 81. The height of the skull amounts to 35 mm. The wood is light in colour but has been stained brown.
Signed Ho-kyu-do Itsu-min to [to = Tokyo school].
|Provenance:||Presented by A. E. Gunther.
Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke.
Stevens 27/4/26 Lot 355.
Ex Charles Lund Collection.|
|Collection Group:||Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke|
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