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Netsuke of Human Figures - Man in Tub, by Ho-jitsu, Japan, 18th Century

Inventory Number: 45320
Object Type:
Persons: Ho-jitsu
Date Created: 18th Century
Place Created: Japan Asia
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1936-28/2590
Brief Description: Wooden netsuke with equal cord holes, one slightly sloped.

A man seated in a tub filled with water and washing himself by drawing a twisted towel backwards and forwards across his back.

Signed Ho-jitsu.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by A. E. Gunther. Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke. Bought Glenadining's 3/11/39. Lot 120. Ex Barron Collection (Priv. Cat. No. 876). Ex Seymour Trower Collection No. 465 (Priv. Cat. 2156).
Collection Group: Hermann Gunther Collection of Medical Netsuke
Material(s): Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
35 30 35 mm

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Image with multimedia irn 26735

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